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Rights of women under the personal laws in India

Varsha C. Sinha

Rights of women under the personal laws in India

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by Varsha C. Sinha

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Published by Human Rights Law Network in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[author, Varsha C. Sinha ; editor, Suresh Nautiyal]
ContributionsNauṭiyāla, Sureśa, Human Rights Law Network (New Delhi, India), Socio-Legal Information Centre (New Delhi, India)
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LC ClassificationsLAW+
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25283791M
LC Control Number2012335043

  This is with regard to all the laws in India with the exception of Personal Laws. If the personal laws were also covered by Articles 13 and of the Constitution, they would be void to the extent that they are in contravention of Artic 15 and 21 of the Constitution; however this is not the case. framework of a democratic polity, our laws, development policies, Plans and programmes have aimed at women’s advancement in different spheres. India has also ratified various international conventions and human rights instruments committing to secure equal rights of women. Key among them is the ratification ofFile Size: 56KB.

Women's rights These nine laws make Indian women less equal than men A recent UN report studying India's legal code lists all the ways laws officially support men over women. equality to women, the property rights of Indian women are far from gender-just even today, though many inequalities have been ironed out in courts. Below are some of the highlights of the property rights of Indian women, interspersed with some landmark judgments which have contributed to making them less gender Size: 95KB.

Together, the Books span Legal change in India over two centuries when women's rights were negotiated, rewritten and coded. In doing so they provide a comprehensive and significant understanding of why progressive laws, once passed, continue to be implemented in such a limited by: 7. expressed as to whether or not personal laws are protected under the religious freedom guaranteed by the Indian constitution.^ In this chapter an attempt has been made to examine the historical background of the application of the personal laws in India and their immunity from the perview of state legislations. This chapterFile Size: 1MB.


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Introduction. The Indian Supreme Court’s judgement in Shayara Bano, 1 wherein the Court declared the Muslim form of divorce by triple talaq invalid, and the current debates about a Talaq Bill once again demonstrate the actuality of the discourse around personal laws. The case was initiated by five Muslim women and their petitions were supported by a number of Muslim Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library. Training module: rights of women under the personal laws in India. [Varsha C Sinha; Sureśa Nauṭiyāla; Human Rights Law Network (New Delhi, India); Socio-Legal Information Centre (New Delhi, India)]. Legal status and rights of women in Indian constitution.

The government of India has made many laws and acts to It examines the condition of. Women s Rights are Human Rights Women s Rights are Human Rights Designed and Printed at United Nations, Geneva (E) – November – 3, – HR/PUB/14/2 United Nations publication Sales No.

EXIV.5 ISBN own personal laws relating to marriage, divorce, maintenance, guardianship and succession governing the Hindus, Muslims and Christians, etc.

There is no uniform civil code in India. The women have fewer rights than the men under the religious personal laws. The religious personal laws give birth to many taboos; for instance patriarchy, early. The topic of religion-based personal laws in India has been looked at from many perspectives: secularism, modernity, national unity and integration, community identity, religious freedom and the right to and has mainly been discussed by feminist scholars and women’s rights Size: KB.

In light of the triple talaq judgment that has now criminalised the practice among the Muslim community, there is a need to examine the politics that guide the practice and reformation of personal laws in India. 1) Why Do We Need Personal Laws.

The history of personal laws in India is rooted in India’s colonial past. Both Hindu and Muslim Personal Laws were brought in the. This provision also paves way for the introduction of various laws and acts to ensure protection and enforcement of legal rights of women in India.

Article Article 15 of constitution of India ensures that no one should create any sort of discrimination only on the grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth or any of them. Personal laws vary according to religion. The Hindu Marriage Act and the Hindu Succession Act govern the Hindus.

The Muslim Personal Law Shariat Application Act and the Muslim Women’s Protection of Rights on Divorce Act govern Muslims. 12) Under Article 25 of the Constitution of India - All persons including women are equally entitled to freedom of conscience and the right freely to profess, practice, and propagate religion.

The Articles under Part-IV of the Constitution of India relating to the. Women's Laws And Rights In India. Protection of women is a pressing need in the current scenario. As parents, your daughters’ safety and happiness will be top priority. Here’s an overview of laws and women's rights in India.

By Sushma Sosha Philip and Susan Philip. role for the protection of the women’s rights under Muslim personal law. REFORMS IN MUSLIM PERSONAL LA WS It will be recalled that in the late 50s when the former Justice V.

Human rights as the ‘Rights relating to life, liberty, equality, and dignity of individuals guaranteed by the constitution or embodied in international covenants and enforceable by the courts in India’ The term non-governmental or, more accurately non-profit is normally used to cover the range of organizations which go to make up civil.

The major topics covered in these lecture notes and eBook of Women & Child Law are: UNIT - I: Women in India, Pre Independence Period, Post Independence Position, Constitutional Provisions to Women, Unequal Status of Woman in Difference Personal Laws, Uniform Civil Code Towards Gender Justice UNIT - II: Sex Inequality in Inheritance Rights, 5/5(1).

The question is based on several false premises. Let me untangle the different aspects of the question and take them on one by one. > Absolutely untrue. A Musl. rights ranging from the Constitutional scheme of rights and moves on to specific domains such as rights within marriage, violence against women, health and safety, rights under labour laws and other related statutes.

The emphasis is not on exposing the participants to complicated and confusing legal provisions contained in various statutes. Personal Law and Human Rights in India and Israel Jayanth K.

Krishnan Indiana University Maurer School of Law, personal laws raises the question of reconciling its distinctive religious rights and burdens of women. We examine the evolution of personal law systems in India andCited by: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) is a non-government organisation constituted in to adopt suitable strategies for the protection and continued applicability of Muslim Personal Law in India, most importantly, the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act ofproviding for the application of the Islamic Law Code of Shariat to Muslims in India in Key people: Wali Rahmani, Qari Muhammad.

One, there is no uniformity in inheritance laws, with various religious communities governed by their own personal laws and different state tribals by their customary laws.

Most of these laws discouraged passing on property, agricultural or otherwise, to women for fear of fragmentation of land holding or losing it once the woman got : Riju Mehta.

The Status of Women under Islamic Law and Modern Islamic Legislation Third Edition of the Revised and Updated Work There has long been a need for an objective study such as this dealing with the legal rights and obligations of women under the Sharia and under modern Arab Islamic legislation.

the book examines the status of women with Cited by:. The Politics of Women’s Rights in India Abbreviations Table of Cases 1. Introduction—A Need for Rescrutiny Part One: PRE-COLONIAL LEGAL STRUCTURES 2. Plurality of Hindu Law and Women’s Rights Under It 3. Evolution of Islamic Law and Women’s Spaces within It 4.

Colonial Rule and Subversion of Rights 5. Politicization of Women’s Rights.Uniform civil code is the ongoing point of debate regarding the Indian constitution's mandate to replace personal laws based on the scriptures and customs of each major religious community in India with a common set of rules governing every citizen.

Article 44 of the Directive Principles expects the state to apply these while formulating policies for the country. Against this dual legacy, Christian personal laws carry a unique history, partly because the religion presents no clear, textual basis for a personal law.

Under British rule, Christian communities.