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Government : Legislations Concerning Women





Hindu Women > Issues and Politics > Government Policies > Government : Legislations Concerning Women

The following legislations have been enacted in India which focus primarily on issues that concern women

  • Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

  • The Special Marriage Act, 1954

  • Hindu Succession Act, 1956

  • Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956

  • The Child Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Act, 1976

  • The Factories Act, 1948, Mines Act, 1952 and Plantation Labour Act, 1951

  • The Employee State Insurance Act, 1948

  • The Maternity Benefits Act, 1961

  • The Factories (Amendment) Act, 1976

  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976

  • The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abortion) Act, 1976

  • The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971

  • The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

  • The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1986

  • Amendments to Criminal Laws

  • Family Courts

  • Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986

  • The Commission on Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987









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Published on: 2003-06-13 (3990 reads)

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