Laws Relating to Women
Gender justice and gender equality is a topic which doesn’t seem to stop being discussed over. Specific laws for women have always been there to protect them from the social insecurities and help them to grow independently. Various legislations mention about protection of women. Sections 294 and 509 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) prohibit any individual or group of people pass any kind of offensive comment or execute any such gesture towards a girl of any age. Even Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code protects women from any act of violence in a domestic home and there are several other penal provisions of the similar nature. The Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929 prohibits getting a girl child married before the age of 18. Even on employment basis, The Minimum Wages Act considers men and women to be standing at the same level and to deserve equal pay and remuneration for equal nature of work. Hence, women are shielded from all possible directions but, the only need is make them aware of their rights and to help them use such rights in an effective and constructive manner to stand head-high in the society. Our team of experts deal in assisting women’s to fight for their rights under the supervision and guidance of seniors.