The apex court recently appointed two amicus curie to assist the court in framing guidelines on payment of maintenance to distressed women in matrimonial disputes.
The recommendations of Rajasthan rights panel on live-in relationship lack understanding of the complexities involved in human relations and betray deeply ingrained misogyny in our institutions. The proposed awareness campaigns must focus on sex education in adolescents, so that basic knowledge of sex doesn’t come from myths, folk tales or pornography.
A law student from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh accused former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand of sexual harassment in a video that went viral on Saturday.
The recent court verdict, which is being seen as a landmark victory for campaigners, will see ‘virgin’ replaced with ‘unmarried’ on the marriage registration form
In this part on The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (the DV Act), we throw some light on the meaning of “marriage” and “relationship in nature of marriage”. The DV Act only applies to aggrieved persons who are in a “domestic relationship” with the accused.
In Part II of the series on The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (the DV Act), we throw light on the meaning of the terms “aggrieved person”, “domestic relationship”, “respondent” and “shared household” under the DV Act.