Men oppose ‘biased’, woman-friendly marriage legislation

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A group of men, who met here over the past two days to discuss  the marriage laws amendment bill, Saturday passed a resolution terming it  “unconstitutional” and biased in favour of women. They also demanded that all family laws should be gender neutral. “We have passed a resolution and declared that Marriage Laws Amendment Bill… Read more »

‘Harassed fathers’ demand gender neutral family law (June 16 is Father’s Day)

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The Child Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (CRISP), a Bangalore-based NGO fighting for shared parenting in case of divorce or separation, Sunday demanded reforms in family laws — to make them gender neutral. “The anti-father mindset unfortunately persists in our society. In divorce and separation cases, one of the parents, out of revenge, deprives the… Read more »

Activists to protest against marital law amendment bill

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A group of child rights and social activists seeking equal rights for men and women and gender neutral marital laws will hold a day-long protest in Delhi Aug 18, an activist said Thursday. “The protest will be held at Jantar Mantar against the amendments in the marriage billwhich recognise a wife’s right to property acquired… Read more »