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Legal Acts

Violence Against Women Act

Violence Against Women Act The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) is a United States federal law (Title IV, sec. 40001-40703 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, H.R. 3355) signed as Pub.L. 103–322 by President Bill Clinton on September 13, 1994. The Act provides $1.6 billion toward investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against women, imposes automatic and mandatory restitution on those convicted, and allows

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EVE TEASING

What is Eve Teasing? Sexual harassment by strangers, as with any type of harassment, has been a notoriously difficult crime to prove, as perpetrators often devise ingenious ways to harass women, even though eve teasing usually occurs in public spaces, streets, and public transport.Some feminist writers claim that this behaviour is a kind of “little rape”. Some guidebooks to the region warn female tourists to avoid attracting the attention of

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The Dowry Prohibition (DP) Act

The Dowry Prohibition (DP) Act ntroduced and taken up by then Indlaw minister Ashoke Kumar Sen, this Act[ prohibits the request, payment or acceptance of a dowry, "as consideration for the marriage", where "dowry" is defined as a gift demanded or given as a precondition for a marriage. Gifts given without a precondition are not considered dowry, and are legal. Asking or giving of dowry can be punished by an imprisonment of up to six months, a fine

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Sexual Harassment can be a misconduct outside workplace also

Sexual Harassment can be a misconduct outside workplace also In a landmark judgement, the Delhi High Court has said an office could also mean an employee’s place of residence because in a changing environment people have started working from home. The High Court order came on a petition filed by suspended Director of National Academy of Audit and Account (NAAA) S.K.Mallick, against whom a departmental inquiry was in progress for alleged sexual

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Domestic violence against women law

Domestic violence against women law This website attemps to explain the future disastrous results of badly formulated and gender biased law Domestic violence against women law – 2005 which grossly violates the liberty and dignity of an average man and his family members. Anyone who is educated and reads the guidelines of the law can see how vicious this law is and what it’s social implications will be.  Feminist organizations have unequivocally

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