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Rajasthan Human Rights Commission fans misogyny with comments on women in live-in relationships


The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 extends protection from physical, emotional, and mental abuse to both, women who are married, and those who have a “relationship in the nature of marriage.”

The bench making this recommendation comprised of retired justices Prakash Tatia and Mahesh Chandra Sharma.

A bench of Rajasthan’s State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) recently urged the state as well as the Centre to enact a law prohibiting live-in relationships on the grounds that cohabitation without marriage deprives women of their right to a dignified life. The bench making this recommendation comprised of retired justices ...


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