Legal rights of women in India -Every women in India has right to live free without living any scary life, BECOMES INDEPENDENT, take stand for herself, becomes a daughter of daughter not SON.
DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT, 1961
One of the most important legal rights of women in India -The most crucial issue in every Hindu marriages is DOWRY . THIS act specifies that the penalty for giving or taking dowry does not apply to presents which are given at the time of marriage to the bride or bridegroom. This is well known in middle classes and upper caste both in towns and villages
These rules restrict the choice of mate collection , as marriage takes place with in ones caste and outside ones class.
EQUAL REMUNERATION ACT , 1976
In every workplace, mens and womens are discriminated , even if they are holding same position still there pay is less than that of men who is holding same position as that of women.
The purpose of this act is to make sure that employers never discriminate on the basis of gender, in matters of wage fixing, transfers, training and promotion and try to provide equal remuneration to men and women , for same work or work of similar nature.
MATERNITY BENEFIT ACT, 1961
The propose of this act is that every women shall be entitles to, and her employer shall be liable for, the payment of maternity, benefit, which is the amount payable to her at the rate of the average daily wage for the period of her actual absence.
The maximum period for which she can enjoy this leave is of 12 weeks in all whether taken before or child birth. However she cannot take more then 6 weeks before her expected delivery.
IMMORAL TRAFFIC PREVENTION ACT , 1956
SECTION -5 , of this act states that if a person procures, induces, or takes a child for the purpose of prostitution then the person is entitled for the punishment of 7 years but can extended to life, and fine of Rs, 1 lakh.
MEDICAL TERMINATION OF THE PREGNANCY ACT , 1971
This act was implemented from April 1972, this act is meant to provide for the termination of certain pregnancies by registered medical practitioners and for matter connected or incidental thereto.
The cases in which termination is permitted are elaborated in this act itself.
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