On 15 June, father's rights activists all over India celebrated Father's Day, which is celebrated in most parts of the world today, June 16. However, these activists observed the day by voicing their concerns over the insensitivity they have to face in the Indian courts with respect to their feelings.
Is it OK to expect men to pay up when a marriage/relationship breaks? Is it OK to hold a man responsible (always) for a marriage break up and ensure to have social and legal mechanism that force him to pay a price for it? Is it OK to abuse a man merely because he is a man? What are the answers to the above questions that we get at the back of our minds as we read them? If the answer to any of the above questions is a NO, then why do we still have gender-biased and anti-male laws in existence and more are in pipeline? This article explains the additional clauses that men's rights activists have demanded from the Govt. in the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill.
The emergence and growth of the men's rights movement is one of the biggest revolution of the 21st century as the movement stands to challenge centuries old stereotypical gender biased mindsets poised against men.
This article describes the precarious consequences of a new amendment that the Government of India (GOI) is considering to include in the Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage laws, wherein a husband would end up losing at least 50-80% of his hard earned property in the event of a divorce.