June 20, 2010

Men to boycott family courts tomorrow

Filed under: Protest News — Fighting Legal Terror @ 1:13 pm


Men to boycott family courts tomorrow


Alleging that men are always given a raw deal by the judiciary in marriage disputes, the All India Men’s Welfare Association (AIMWF) has called for a nation wide boycott of family courts on June 18.

The boycott comes on the eve of the Father’s Day which falls on June 20.

Uma Challa, president of AIMWF, told reporters here today that it was high time the family courts changed their outlook. The courts are behaving in a heartless manner on marital disputes. In the case of every divorce, the child is always separated from its father which is a human rights violation. The courts are ignoring the fact that a child needs both the parents. Only in extreme cases can a child be favoured to be with mother.” she opined.

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