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Impact Of Divorce On Women Empowerment Within The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Simran Kumar, Amity Law School, Noida


This article examines the manifold impact of divorce on women's empowerment within the legal framework of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (“Act”). Through a comprehensive analysis of the Act's provisions and their implications, the article explores how divorce acts as a mechanism for women to assert their independence and dignity. It examines the economic and social dimensions of women's empowerment post-divorce, highlighting both the opportunities and challenges presented within Hindu society. Ultimately, the abstract highlights the transformative potential of divorce in fostering women's empowerment and advancing gender equality within marital relationships under the Act.


Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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