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Kerala becomes first Indian state to provide maternity benefits in private educational sector

In a path-breaking development, the Central Government has recently approved the Kerala Government’s decision to bring teachers and other staff of private educational institutions under the Maternity Benefit Act. When the amendment to the Act comes into force, Kerala would become the first state in India to provide maternity benefits in the private educational sector. ..

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UK to modify Divorce laws

The UK government has announced that divorce laws in England and Wales would be changed as soon as parliamentary time became available. Lawyers have appreciated government plans to permit no-fault divorce to allow families to function after a marriage breakdown. Under the existing Act 1973, a spouse has to prove their partner is at fault ..

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US says 2 years needed to identify the migrant kids

The Justice Department on Friday said that there are around 47000 cases of unaccompanied children. They were taken in to Government custody between July 1 2017 and June 25 2018. Around 1000s of children were separated from their families in the border. This was halted by the judge in 2018. The Judge said that he ..

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Justice Rajesh Bindal Committee Recommendations

There is immense pressure on India from the U.S. to accede to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, which is a multi-national treaty that seeks to protect children wrongfully removed by one of the parents from the custody of the other parent. A committee was set up by the Centre ..

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Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction

The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction is an intergovernmental agreement that deals with issues related to parental kidnapping or child abduction for children under the age of 16 years across international borders. The Convention seeks to protect children from the harmful effects of abduction and retention across international boundaries by ..

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