Maternity Benefits Act 1961 With Amendment Of 2017





Devangi Tiwari & Janhavi Singh, School of Law, UPES, Dehradun


ABSTRACT


This research paper aims to study the changing trends in women empowerment in the country through judicial interpretations and analysis of the 2017 revised legislation. The inclusion of women in labor industry and the challenges faced by them in the workplace. The basic purpose of providing maternity allowance is to maintain self-respect to the mother, protect the health of women, and ensure the complete safety of children. The research would also focus on Compulsory paternity leave which helps ensure that father and mother share parental responsibilities and increase men’s involvement in the critical early stages of infant development. It also analyzes the scope of the act that is extended for adoptive mothers and will also go through data's showing the number of women dropouts from the workplace and whether there are any changes after the amendment or not.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

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