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Marital Rape Is a Crime and Should Be Treated as Such

The debate surrounding the legal treatment of marital rape in India has been resurrected once again following Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi’s recent… 711 more words

Diary of a mothering worker. May 19, 2016.

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Government has the right and the power to amend the laws on child marriage. This right and power is not just because Parliament’s responsibility is to legislate for the best for all in the nation, particularly its most vulnerable citizens.  724 more words

Momentous Trivialities: Diary Of A Mothering Worker

Concept of Maintenance under the Hindu Marriage Act

The provisions of maintenance pendent lite and permanent alimony have been provided under sections 24 and 25 of the Hindu Marriage Act respectively. Unlike the provisions of maintenance in other statutes, it provides relief to both the husband and the wife from the other party. 577 more words


When, wife files 498A IPC followed by sec. 9 HMA

As a tool to harass the husband, wives nowadays file sec 9 HMA too, after filing 498A IPC! Here are few citations that can help… 237 more words

Domestic Violence