Government and judiciary, all busy in hollow women empowerment, widening the existing gender bias against men

July 20, 2018

A wide range of cases are pending with the Hon'ble Courts, from the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple to adultery, all under the garb of #WomenEmpowerment, intended only to widen the already existing and ever-growing gender bias against men in society and laws.

 

 

Below is the tentative list of cases and legislation in process...

 

List of Women’s Rights-Related Cases Pending in Court

 

 

Sabarimala Temple Case

 

  • Petition challenging Devaswom board banning entry of women

  • Women of age group 10-50 years currently banned entry.

  • Case before Supreme Court


Female Genital Mutilation

 

  • Court hearing a plea by an advocate seeking ban on female genital mutilation

  • Centre seeks to ban FGM

  • Centre opposed to any practice that violates integrity of women's body

  • Dawoodi Bohra community arguing that FGM is part of Islam

  • Case before Supreme Court


Marital Rape

 

  • Court hearing pleas seeking to make marital rape an offense.

  • Case before Delhi High Court


Adultery

 

  • Court hearing home ministry’s plea to preserve the validity of Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code

 

Upcoming Bills in Monsoon Session 2018

 

 

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016

 

  • Objective: Prohibits discrimination against a transgender person in areas such as education, employment, and healthcare

  • Status: Introduced in Lok Sabha, referred to Standing Committee


The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016

 

  • Objective: Regulation of surrogacy. Prohibits commercial surrogacy, but allows altruistic surrogacy involving no monetary compensation to the surrogate mother other than the medical expenses and insurance coverage

  • Status: Introduced in Lok Sabha, referred to Standing Committee


The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018

 

  • Objective: To curb the menace of trafficking as well as ensuring timely action including prosecution of the culprits

  • Status: This bill has to be introduced, considered and passed by the Lok Sabha.


The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017

 

  • Objective: Bill makes all declaration of talaq, including in written or electronic form, to be void and illegal.

  • Status: Bill passed by Lok Sabha, pending in Rajya Sabha

 

Source, here.

 

 

 

 

 

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