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rashi946  Join Date:11 December 2012 | Gurgaon | India
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06 Feb 2013 05:07 PM
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 Women rights are much into debate. Here are some acts ad provisions made in the Indian Constitution for women:

Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 

Anand Marriage Act, 1909 

Arya Marriage Validation Act, 1937 

Matrimonial Causes (War Marriages) Act, 1948 

Special Marriage Act, 1954 

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 

Foreign Marriage Act, 1969 

Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1976 

Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 

Indian Divorce Act, 1869 

Indian and Colonial Divorce Jurisdiction Act, 1940 

Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939 

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 

Hindu Succession Act, 1956 

Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 

Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956 

Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956 

Women in Development and Women’s Health

Maternity Benefits Act, 1961 

Medical Termination Pregnancy Act, 1971 

Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 

Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act of 1986 

Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987 

National Policy for the Empowerment of Women, 2001 

Child Protection and Development

Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1976 


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jaya  Join Date:29 November 2012 | United Arab Emirates
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06 Feb 2013 09:30 PM
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 Rashi --- nice research you did. Hats off

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