Protest organised in Mysore by men’s rights activists demanding scrapping of Section 498A

On May 5, 2015 many men under the aegis of Centre for Men’s Rights and supported by a few women staged a demonstration in Mysuru demanding the scrapping of Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, Domestic Violence Act 2005 and similar laws allegedly said to suffer from a gender bias.

They raised slogans against the law and said most of them were victims of the misuse of Section 498A under which a woman can file a complaint of dowry harassment and the accused could be taken into custody by the police immediately without sufficient evidence or investigation. read more

All India Protest against proposed Marriage Law Amendment Bill 2010 (Commonly known as IrBM)

A protest (dharna) was organised by Centre for Men’s Rights in Bangalore, India on 26th May against Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010 which introduces Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage (IrBM) as a valid ground for divorce.  Similar protests have been organised in other cities like Mumbai and Pune. read more

Photos from 26th May Dharna

Media coverage after dharna at Town Hall, Bangalore

We had conducted dharna against Marriage Laws Amendment (2010) Bill on Saturday, 26th May, 2012 in front of Town Hall, Bangalore.  Here are some of the coverage and discussion in media due to our dharna:

1. Article dated 27th May 2012 on the 3B, Bangalore edition of Prajavani (Deccan Herald Group) with the tag line “Mahila daurjanya Purushara prathibatane“: read more

Dharna against Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010

PRESS RELEASE

Centre for Men’s Rights (http://menrights.org) aims to promote men’s welfare and their human rights and prevent abuse of men’s rights. We aim to reduce suicide rate of men and create more acceptability and choices for men in society.

We have strongly condemned approval by union cabinet recently to changes in Hindu Marriage Act under “Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010”. read more

Consolidated press coverage about Marriage Laws Amendment bill

Press release against cabinet approval of Marriage Laws Amendment Bill, 2010

PRESS RELEASE

29th Mar, 2012

Centre for Men’s Rights (http://menrights.org) aims to promote men’s welfare and their human rights and prevent abuse of men’s rights.  We aim to reduce suicide rate of men and create more acceptability and choices for men in society.

Centre for Men’s Rights strongly condemn approval by union cabinet recently to changes in Hindu Marriage Act under “Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010”. read more

Memorandum by AIMPF to Chief Minister of Karnataka

Memorandum against abuse and arrests of mothers-in-law and sisters-in-law in Section 498a and DV act cases.

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, 2012, we the women representing the community of mothers-in-law and sisters-in-law would highlight the discrimination and abuse faced by us in Karnataka and all over India. read more