20.10.2011 - India lags behind the West in matrimonial property rights
When it comes to property rights in matrimony, gender matters. The issue of property rights for women within a marriage has long been an area of concern across the world. While Maharashtra is now considering the idea of granting women equal rights in their husband's property, women's rights were being asserted in the US way back in 1771. Almost two-and-a-half centuries ago, New York brought in a law preventing a married man from selling or transferring his wife's property without her approval..............................................Full Article: Source
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