It is a matter of immense pleasure and pride to discuss something like property ownership and inheritance rights of women in India. This shows the position a woman has earned for herself in the Indian patriarchal society as we are discussing the rights of women to own and acquire a property independently.The status of women […]
Women have been subject to bias in property matters. Woman’s day is an opportunity to ponder over such inequalities and initiate measures for empowering women about their property rights.Today women are financially independent. Our legal system recognizes their rights in the property as independent owners. The Government has given many relaxations like lower stamp duty […]
In our traditional patriarchal society, women have always had fewer rights. Women have been subjected to discrimination, especially in property matters. Inheritance rights of women to the property of her parents or husband has never been taken seriously. Property has always remained the domain of the men. Somehow, women also never bothered to raise their […]
Description: Right of women over property and how it devolves to her successors. Women are now building assets on their own. Even under inheritance laws, they are absolute owners of property inherited or acquired by them and therefore, free to deal with it as they desire.
Marriage is a sacramental union in Hindu Law. But most of the rules and guidelines in this union are laid down for married women only.With the passage of time, married women are trying to balance this union with both husband and wives enjoying equality in marriage. Married women are becoming aware of their rights as […]
In continuation of our previous newsletter Blog on Hindu women’s property rights in India, this time we are giving a perspective on the Muslim women’s property rights in India. Like we discussed earlier every religion practised in India is governed by its respective personal laws including the property rights.In India, Muslims do not have classified […]
A strong bias against women in matters related to assets/asset distribution is something we are all familiar with. Women have particularly faced issues about the rules that govern the succession/inheritance of property amongst the members of a family.Indian history is proof that men have exclusively benefitted from these property laws. The women were treated as […]