“Live in relationship like marriage is neither a crime nor a sin, though socially unacceptable in this country”.
The decision to marry or not to marry or to have a heterosexual relationship is intensely personal. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, is considered to be the first piece of legislation that covered relations “in the nature of marriage”, and has provided a legal recognition to relations outside marriage.
Adultery – No longer punishable in India “Any law which affects individual dignity, equity of women in a civilised society invites the wrath of the Constitution.” A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court today struck down Section 497 of The Indian Penal Code which penalises Adultery. The judgment was delivered
WHAT IS TRIPLE TALAQ? Very simply put, Triple Talaq is (now was) a form of instant divorce by Muslims (especially in India) (none of the Muslim majority countries practised this). Using Triple Talaq Muslim men can divorce their wife just by saying the word ‘talaq‘, three times either orally, in
WHAT IS DOWRY? Dowry is the demand in form of money, jewellery, things etc, by the groom and/or groom’s family to bride’s family. The amount or value of dowry is generally decided before the marriage takes place. DOWRY IS A SOCIAL EVIL Modern, well educated families start saving money for
MEDICAL TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY, 1971 BARE ACT An Act to provide for the termination of certain pregnancies by registered medical practitioners and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-second Year of the Republic of India as follows- 1. Short title, extent and
PROHIBITION OF CHILD MARRIAGE ACT, 2006 BARE ACT An Act to provide for the prohibition of solemnisation of child marriages and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows- 1. Short title, extent and commencement.