Country India
Year 2010
Type of Measure Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Plantations Labour Act, 1951 has been amended with effect from 7th June 2010 making definition of family gender neutral so as to remove the distinction between the family of the male and female worker for availing dependents' benefits.

Source of Information

CEDAW/ C/IND/4-5 para. 6.


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