Composition, Powers and Functions of National Commission for Women.

Abstract: 1. Composition of National commission for women. 2. Term of office and conditions of service of chairperson and members. 3. Powers of NCW. 4. Functions of NCW Article: • Composition of the National Commission for Women: Section 3 in The National Commission for Women Act, 1990 3. Constitution of the National Commission for Women.-... Continue Reading →

Group Rights Women and Children

Abstract : 1. Chid Rights 2. Some of the most important rights to children 3. Women's rights 4. Women-specific legislation 5. Women-related legislation 6. Some of the most important rights to women 7. Conclusion. Article: Child Rights : Includes the children's rights adopted in the United Nations convention on the Rights of the Child on... Continue Reading →

DIVORCE FOR ADULTERY 

Families and marriage are frequently seen as the cornerstones of civilization. As long as there have been marriages, adultery has been among humans. It brings tremendous emotions to the forefront and has repercussions for everyone involved. It naturally creates friction between the parties involved, as well as between their sexual impulses and allegiance. Adultery is... Continue Reading →

WHAT IS BIGAMY

INTRODUCTION In India, separate personal laws govern marriages for various communities. These private laws cover a range of family characteristics. Marriage has been described as a pure sacrament, especially in our Indian culture, a connection that unites two lives until the end of their lives, in contrast to other nations where getting married is a... Continue Reading →

Women’s Rights in the Workplace in India

INTRODUCTION One of the biggest things that women have been facing is the problems related to rights and privileges. Since ancient times, women have been struggling to find a respectable place and a social status in the society. Our Constitution strives to protects the rights of women by treating them equally and by providing measures... Continue Reading →

PARDANASHIN WOMEN IN CONTRACTS

Survival of the fittest Professor Darwin Introduction As we all know the basic human nature is to dominate and exploit the vulnerable. The one who is knowledgeable and strong enough can survive in society. The article is about one such vulnerable that is pardanashin woman and how the present legal system protects them from being... Continue Reading →

Sexual harassment of women in the workplace

As more and more women began to enter the workforce in an emerging Indian economy, the malady of sexual harassment began to manifest itself in a variety of fields.  From the police and the army to multinational corporations and sports, it is regrettable that no field of human endeavor has been left unaffected by this tragedy.  A legislative solution that could protect the rights of these working women was urgently required.  As has been the case with many laws, it was judicial activism that brought this one to the attention of the public for the first time.      What Do you Understand by Sexual Harassment in the workplace?    The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act of 2013 was passed to combat sexual harassment of women at work.  It defined sexual harassment, outlined the procedures for filing a complaint and conducting an investigation, as well as the actions that would be taken.     It widened the scope of the Vishaka guidelines, which had already been established. The Supreme Court of India issued a judgment in 1997 that established the Vishaka guidelines. This was in the context... Continue Reading →

Marital Rape- A legal Crime

We are living in the 21st century but still male patriarchy prevails over dignity and self- respect of the woman. This could be seen in the exception (2) of section 375 of the Indian penal code which talks about the validity of marital rape.Violence against women has now become part of daily routine life. Marital... Continue Reading →

Topic: Dowry under Dowry Prohibition Act

“Any young man, who makes dowry a condition to marriage, discredits his education and his country and dishonours womanhood.” -Mahatma Gandhi Introduction The position of women is one of the major factors that determine the progress and development of any nation. It is not possible for any civilised society to sustain its development if women... Continue Reading →

Topic: Feminism

Introduction Feminism in constitution Our constitution is a set of fundamental ideologies and written codes that itself promotes equality between gender. Equality means that men and women should be treated equally in all the circumstances. Women have struggled a lot for equality and against oppression for centuries, and although some battles were partly won –... Continue Reading →

CAUSES OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN INDIA

"The effects of abuse are devastating and far reaching. Domestic Violence speaks many languages, has many colors and lives in many different ~Sandra Pupatello INTRODUCTION The issue of domestic violence is not new to this world. It has been prevalent since ages and still continues to spread its evil. Domestic violence is not uncommon for us... Continue Reading →

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORKPLACE: THE VISHAKHA GUIDELINES.

Sexual harassment may be defined as a behavior characterized by the making of unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks or physical advances in a workplace or other professional or social situation and may lead to safety or health related problems. Sexual harassment at workplace is a common occurrence.  Many women  have experienced it in one way... Continue Reading →

MARITAL RAPE : STAND OF JUDICIARY

Both mainstays of mankind i.e. men and women have parallel significance in part in the creation and improvement of mankind yet the women are certain to confront of few embarrassment and general public. In spite of different Shields and assurances assessable at the worldwide and in addition at the national level, before conception till final... Continue Reading →

MARITAL RAPE

Marital or spousal rape is the commission of non-consensual sexual acts. It is violence against women whereby a person indulges in sexual acts with their spouse without their consent and against their will. Even though sexual violence and sexual crimes against women are primitive and are as old as the institution of marriage itself, the... Continue Reading →

The Harms of Dowry and Cruelty

Women's crime is rising. Only if those entrusted with executing the law are made aware of women's hardships can the protection provided by the Indian Constitution and other laws be meaningful. Dowry: The Indian Penal Code does not describe dowry; instead, the Dowry Prohibition Act of 1961 does. It is defined in section as any... Continue Reading →

Surrogacy: An Indian Perspective

“Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake. INTRODUCTION The 'Surrogate" word has its origin within the Latin term Surrogatus' meaning a woman acts as a substitute for another woman. It is a method of assisted reproduction or assisted reproductive technology (ART) where on behalf of another person or couple a... Continue Reading →

Vulgar Display of Women and Indian Law

Introduction So many things in this world but all women want two things out of it i.e Dignity and Respect, but nowadays we see a ton of incidents where the modesty of a woman is violated. Violence against women takes many forms, from marital rape to sex slavery, out of which one of the alarming... Continue Reading →

First Trial of Sexual Harassment at Workplace in India

Vishakha & Ors. V. State of Rajasthan (AIR 1997 SC 3011) “Sexual harassment at work... is it a problem for the self-employed?”            – Victoria Wood OVERVIEW Vishakha v state of Rajasthan is one of the significant and landmark case of Judicial Activism of securing rights of women at workplace and of protecting her modesty. Prior... Continue Reading →

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE : AN ABUSE

if you alter your behaviour because you are frightened Of how your partner will react, you are being abusedSandra Horley Violence is the intentional physical force to hurt or kill someone which results in injury, deprivation, or death. There is no specific definition of violence against women. Domestic violence is gender- based violence that is... Continue Reading →

EVERY PERSON MUST HAVE DESIRE TO HAVE A GIRL IN THEIR LIFE.

THE REAL STORY OF MY GRANDPARENTS It has been several years since my Grandparents died and I still think with tears in my eyes about them every single day. They were my mentors. Their presence in my life and the effect or changes that they had on me will stay with me forever. This story... Continue Reading →

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