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Kerala Women's code bill is a bill which recommends the welfare of women's and children.

We are providing the complete recommendations, description, features and details of Women's code bill presented by Justice V.R Krishna Iyer commission

Women's code bill is a new bill that may create many controversies in Kerala politics and religious associations. The bill was forwarded to Oommen Chandy, chief minister of Kerala by Justice V.R Krishna Iyer commission. The commission contains twelve members including V.R Krishna Iyer and the report contains 94 pages. The bill contains many recommendations which may create some movements in religious associations. Kerala Women's Code Bil Recommendations

The Women's code bill main agenda is to lift the living conditions of womens and children. The bill contains many recommendations to increase the welfare of womens. The main recommendation of women's code bill is limit the offspring by two. If a mother give birth to a third child then this child will not get any services from government. Moreover if any person or association tries to discourage this program they will be punished by giving fine of Rs. 1000 or imprisonment for 3 months. The Women's code bill also encourages abortion. The Women's code bill recommends free and healthy abortion in Government hospitals. The bill also recommends giving free medically safe contraceptives during marriage. Another important recommendation of Women's code bill is the facility to provide divorce outside the courts. It recommends a marriage officer for giving divorces outside the courts if both parties are willing. Bill suggests that by employing this method, delay for divorces in courts can be avoided. Shelter home for sex harassment victims is another recommendation for Women's code bill.

Women's code bill also suggests some postulates for the welfare of childrens. It recommends state commission for the welfare of childrens. The bill also has recommendations against accepting donations from childrens during admissions. It has been proposed to the Government to impose penalty on couples having more than 2 kids in the draft bill for the welfare of women and children. It has also been proposed to the government to withdraw support to families not adhering to this 2-child policy. The bill, which has recommendations regarding regulation of population explosion, has become controversial. The bill has been proposed by a committee presided by Justice V R Krishnayyar. The controversial recommendations of the Kerala Women’s code bill are contained in the first chapter of the draft bill. The following are the major recommendations:

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2 children in a family should be accepted as the common family policy. Families having more than 2 kids shouldn’t be eligible for monetary aid from the government and legally barred. Governor should be given power to restrict communities who propagate the idea of having more than 2 children. A committee should be formed in order to implement this policy and should not be headed by politicians or religious heads. Families who deliberately break this law should be subject to penalty of Rs 10,000/- or subject to imprisonment for 3 months or so.

The policy is sought to be implemented as it was implemented in China. Lets wait and watch how well it could be put into practice here and how the government and people here welcomes it.

Women’s Code Bill to be implemented after discussions, says Chandy

Go directly to jail. R. day to day when work is especially slow. the recommendation called for direct punishment of the father: have a third kid. More accurately. Chandy to discuss Women's Code Bill Kochi. the draft of which was submitted by a committee headed by former Supreme Court Judge V R Krishna Iyer. week to week most of the time. It also contains a clause stating that such individuals will henceforth be ‘legally disqualified persons’. Sep 25: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the Kerala Women 'Code Bill 2011. Oommen Chandy today said the Kerala Women ‘Code Bill 2011.000 or three months simple' imprisonment deserved to be slapped on the expectant father of a third child. They live month to month if they are lucky.KOCHI: The Women’s Code Bill will be implemented only after holding talks with all sections. said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. He works as a tourism operator on Varkala cliff. The proposed legislation has been called The Kerala Women’s Code Bill 2011. N.000 of upto three months’ imprisonment. Iyer had stated that those who conform to two children norm will be entitled to benefits from the government. I will look into it and will discuss the Bill with as many people as possible before implementing it. 2) that I agree with him. submitted the Draft Bill recommending provisions for imprisonment for fathering a third child. I would like to add two points to the discussion: 1) that the chief adviser to the aforementioned commission. Here. would be made into law only after holding proper discussions with all sections of society. A 12-member committee. The proposals will be implemented only with the approval of all. The Commission on Rights and Welfare of Women and Children felt that nothing less than a fine of Rs 10. which presumably cuts them off from state aid and services. which is in Thiruvananthapuram district. Chandy kept mum when asked about the withdrawal of vigilance judge P K Haneefa from the palmolein case. The recommendation is part of the measures intended to encourage population planning for well-being and children's development. ‘’I have received the Bill yesterday only. Wilful indifference towards this rule and frequent violation will lead to a fine of Rs 10. My friend Abhay is a resident of an outlying settlement near Varkala. Madhava Menon. would be made into law only after holding proper discussions with all sections of society. such as during the monsoon season. headed by Former Supreme Court Judge V R Krishna Iyer. and he should be given a choice of three months in jail or a fine of Rs 10. Do not pass GO. * Let’s take a real-life case study to illustrate why the proposed legislation wouldn’t work. to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy yesterday. The report was submitted Saturday by Justice Krishna Iyer Commission. has publicly denounced the penalties as “not appropriate”. Many Christian organisations had already voiced against restrictions on the number of children as enunciated by the Bill. . In the report submitted. The Kerala Commission on the Rights and Welfare of Women and Children this week recommended to the Congress-led Kerala government that they punish families who have more than two children. the draft of which was submitted by a committee headed by former Supreme Court Judge V R Krishna Iyer.000. and are well worth reading through. I came to know about this through a fascinating discussion on the ever-insightful AamJanata blog. Many of the views for and against the proposed bill are included on that page. A third kid? Go to jail.’’ he told reporters here. Abhay is married with two children. he said.

In that relationship with his mistress. Abhay’s absence would place an emotional strain on the relationship between he and his wife. The Guttmacher Institute article continues: “Most women cannot afford to pay private-sector prices. the Kerala Women’s Code Bill opens up yet another avenue for that most offensive of Indian ‘c’ words: corruption. after all. In fact. “everything is the God – not me. Now. many couples (and women left to face abortion alone) will keep it a secret rather than confront the social repercussions involved. is the claim in an article by the Guttmacher Institute. Whenever we met to share a few beers. has denied his child the basic rights of society. illegal and highly secret. named for her and designed with her interests in mind. legal and open. On top of that.Abhay’s life. Now. I have one more thing to add to this case study. Abortion remains highly controversial in Kerala just as in other parts of the world. he will probably always be poor. Moreover. that child does not exist in the eyes of the state. sanitary medical conditions are lacking. that abortion in India has a rate of three unsafe procedures for every two safe ones. no matter how intense his fear and frustration. is financed by a series of ever-increasing loans from neighbourhood babus. Knowing Abhay. the God. More concrete than that. Let’s not forget the woman in this picture: Abhay’s wife. however. two growing daughters and newborn baby with no income. I am not lucky. and Abhay and his wife conceive a third child. It confirms her lack of power and accountability in a fundamental aspect of the human existence. But I’m afraid it gets no better. So far. he has a further two children. I cannot see this being a good thing for Abhay. This leads to one of two choices: a) Take out yet another loan. Physician training is often inadequate. and I’d listen patiently. I have in fact hidden from you a vital piece of information: Abhay already has more than two children. to finance paying the Rs 10. but I have been in enough public hospitals in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam to know that conditions are far from ideal. b) Go to jail. How does the Kerala Women’s Code Bill judge this situation? Can you see how deep the rabbit hole goes? . he would always smile and say to me. will lead to a spike in abortion rates in Kerala – both official and unofficial. Abhay would also be missing out on three months of work – a financial double whammy. who fundamentally means well but is crippled by that short-term outlook. is unmarried or is married but childless. Abhay took countless loans from my former partner and I until we realised he would never be able to pay us back. but for the present purposes. authorized abortion facilities in India routinely turn a woman away if she arrives alone. which studies sexual and reproductive health worldwide. in an effort to keep his family safe in the short term. his wife or anyone else. if enacted. Kerala probably has better figures than this. and privacy and confidentiality are often compromised. so depressing. Given his (arguably forced) short-term outlook regarding life and money. Lo. Option two: Have the child and face the law. and those of all who depend upon him. with all the stress and danger that involves. What happens next? Option one: Get an abortion. a final twist. If anything. How does she benefit from any of this? Is the proposed legislation suggesting that falling pregnant for a third time is somehow a form of assault on the male’s part. Perhaps these crucial legal details can be fudged into minor contingencies later on – say. The bill is. At the end. the bill more firmly establishes a woman’s subservience to her husband. he has two families: one with his wife. he might very well take this option and delay the repercussions of having a third child. Everything the God. he would unload his troubles on me. and Abhay. and one with his longtime mistress. Being more advanced in medicine than most other states in India. leaving his wife. Option three: Hide the child from the authorities.000 fine.” I could spend hours illustrating Abhay’s life. so they go to public health facilities where quality of care is poor. but that would place a huge strain on that family’s limited resources. and that she would be safe from such an assault if the imprisonment or fine penalties were in place? That is nonsense. limited by an inability to plan effectively for the future.” I expect this bill. Hang on just a moment. what’s important is that he and his family are poor and he already has two children. by passing a few thousand rupees to a government employee to do the needful and register your child several months after birth. fast forward a couple of years into the future: the Kerala Women’s Code Bill has been passed into law. They are fortunate in that Abhay’s wife’s family live nearby and would take them in while he served his time. Maybe next month I am lucky.

We are providing the complete recommendations. Psychologists such as Rand et al have documented that reward is a better reinforcer of good behaviour than punishment. It requires perseverance and a lot of patience. Mr Madhava Menon says. government-funded education drive – in schools and workplaces. features and details of Women's code bill presented by Justice V. Another idea which could have a lasting impact? A concerted.Recommendations and Features " Author: mohmd musthafa : 1The Women's code bill not ready to accept any women or men . whichever way you look at it. They said that the recommendations of women's code bill are against human rights and added that they are not ready to accept the Women's code bill. which lead to fear and law-dodging. It simply makes more sense.Christian Orthodox Sabha said ' human rights 'that is correct.R Krishna Iyer commission. Kerala Women's Code Bill. That wrong recommendations to the commission . Too many families are having children they cannot afford to provide properly for. Suresh Gopi. such as movie stars and community leaders. Since it is a sensitive issue Oommen Chandy is also handling the bill with great care.after discussion is also handling carefully. Read this to know the opinion of Panakkad Sayid Hyderali Shihab Thangal (Muslim League state president).R Krishna Iyer commission Comments 8 . But it is a better long-term solution. meanwhile.Recommendations and Features Kerala Women's code bill is a bill which recommends the welfare of women's and childrens. It’s a short-term measure as depressingly ineffective as Abhay’s day-to-day struggle to drag himself and his family out of the neverending hard times. What will do them if the second delivery of a women gives twins can kill the third one/ Title Kerala Women’s Code Bill. Political Party and famous personalities against Kerala Women’s Code Bill by Justice V. Threatening the populace with jail or a large fine.* A reduction in population growth in India is necessary. It should have to check again and remove such things. and the state is hardly able to pick up the slack in every one of those millions of cases. “Offering certain State privileges to those who follow the two-child norm and denying certain benefits to those who do not is a better option. health and wealth. in rural communities and urban areas – encouraging the use of contraceptives and explaining why having only two children benefits everyone. Against Kerala Women's code Bill The first religious association comes against Kerala Women's code bill is Christian Orthodox Sabha.I think not ready to accept the women's bill state government. Responses to "Kerala Women's Code Bill.” That seems so clearly a better option to me that the very idea of the harsh penalties mentioned above ought to be irrelevant. description.Opinions of Various Religious associations and Political Party Opinions of religious associations. Government where watch the welfare of childrens and womens ? The all parents watcing our childrens and women studying. It could make use of respected role models. But there are better options than draconian punishments. Regards Author: Muhammed Jabir Aslam : 1I think it is a foolish decision. Education is not the easy option.R Krishna Iyer commission are given here. He said that women's code will only be preceded after discussing with major religious associations. and Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) against Women’s code bill by Justice V. is a quick and lazy fix (if it is any kind of fix).

2. I thinking adding it to the schools’ responsibilities and leaving it at that is expecting a lot. Talk related to sex. of any kind. I think a better road would be. I am always against rules that can’t be easily enforced and this is just that. In a democracy.By: Cameron on September 29. UP on the other hand could gain 20. to start introducing content onto television. Kerala is in danger of being marginalised because of its dwindling birth rate. those girls are more likely to be aborted. If only two are allowed. What the Government should do is to reserve a few Lok Sabha seats for the Mallus in the Birmaru states. 2011 at 6:26 pm From the ‘poly-landering’ Shuiab to the bigamous Abhay. desire a boy baby over a girl baby. The present Kerala Government certainly doesn’t have the guts to even remotely consider its . Kerala has to be a first example to other states where “men” want to reproduce until they see a male child. mostly. India has to progress and people have to change their mindset and the only way to do that in india is with “severe” laws and fine. By: Joseph James on September 29. and on a national level. In fact going by the latest population figures. I know plenty of poor families who have done this and it does not cost much and is far safer than getting an abortion. You have no money. You are talking about the cost for abortion. well then don’t create babies. I know less about Kerala than some other states. By: Sangeetha on September 29. Mistress? Well that fellow should be given a kick on his butt for lamenting. you seem to have a real penchant for picking up friends! “Kallan Saipu” seems to be a better sobriquet for you than “Mandan Saipu” Hats off to you! Even from far off NZ. The draconian measure suggested by the Kerala Commission for the Welfare and Rights of Women and Children is certainly the burning topic in the state.. Well then is that cheaper than taking care of a new baby? Is it better to have another child and let that child die of hunger because you don’t have money to “abort” or you don’t want to take that risk??? Come on. Kerala could lose 4 MPs. That said. Just one more opportunity for the upper people to cash in bribes from the poor. Am all for this.) You often see a family trying and trying for kids until they hit jackpot and have their boy or two. Indian families already. 2011 at 1:48 am Two other points that come to mind after reading your article: 1. 2011 at 12:50 pm Lastly. where numbers matter more than substance. Condoms for one or get yourself operated immediately after the second child birth. It has served the purpose of bringing the focus back to India’s explosive population growth. There is nothing wrong in this new law and hope it really works... I think the Commission has done the right thing by suggesting such a drastic measure. tends to be pretty taboo. you can feel the Mallu pulse. Kerala certainly doesn’t deserve such a draconian law as it is far ahead of the other Indian states in population control. 2011 at 12:45 pm There are many other ways to avoid pregnancy. let’s be real and not hypocrites. (Honestly. By: Sangeetha on September 29. with Suresh Gopi hurling his portly frame right into the thick of the debate.

implementation. It’s clear that you are a Mallu like me and we know what is good and bad for our state and country. Marydasan John By: Sangeetha on September 29.. So in west we have a problem which is different from India. It is unthinkable that Justice Krishna Iyer who has earned the sobriquet of ‘thinking judge’ has come up with such proposals that axe the very fundamental rights of human beings. withering away of families due to alcoholism.. 2011 at 6:27 pm I highly appreciate that Barnaby Haszard Morris though not a Keralite could visualise a scenario arising from the legislating of Kerala Women’s Code Bill into a law. Bringing a law that makes a few parents criminals because they have become parents of a third child is nothing but absurd. We live in a DEMOCRACY and people still have loads of power in this country. @Mary. The State can definitely push it through various modes of publicity. You say the foreigners dont know what is good for India Do you know Mrs. but an exception. I just want to highlight some points 1. Sonia Gandhi an Italian by birth is deciding what is good for the entire indian’s? There are alot of foriegners are well wishers of India and they are not like you By: Anne John on September 30. Why do we need a law at all to take care of such innocent exceptions. 2011 at 6:54 pm Sangeetha. Do we in India tell your government how to rule your country? No. 2011 at 8:13 pm . the population growth in Kerala is much less – much less than even national average. So let Indians do what is best for our country. As I tell my Italian friends too. India is NOT Libya or Iraq that we need your advice. What he commission has done is to take a dig at institutions such as the Church which has been exhorting (rather vociferously in recent times) and even offering incentives to its flock ‘to go forth and multiply. Family planning should be left to the free will of individuals.’ By: Marydasan John on September 29. I’m married to an Italian and often see how people who are non Indians don’t understand a damn about what is good and not good for India. By: Xavier Antony on September 29. Though I do not agree with some of the ‘presumed scenarios’. Agree with you 100%. frauds committed by money-chains and so on. 2011 at 6:39 pm @Joseph. Punishments should be a taboo in such cases. So please do not preach from what you read in gossip blogs and biased media. Thanks. Compared to other States. There are far more humongous issues which are to be tackled in Kerala like high suicide rate. the objection to the Bill is simple and crystal clear. It makes me to believe that Justice Iyer’s preachings and writings defending fundamental rights are nothing but hog-wash (I sincerely hope it is not so).. No country is perfect and I read in Italian news every day how many marriages end up in divorce and murders which are just on the raise. You don’t need a pick-axe to remove something that could be taken out safely by a needle. Having more than two children is not a norm in Kerala. The issue is very simple.

. the people have powers. And that is exactly why I don’t understand how anyone can support such a law. This law seems like a cousin to the one in China.Sangeetha. You seem to feel pretty strongly that we live in a democracy and that we. I agree with you. I agree that something has to be done to control this population explosion but such laws simply rob the very essence of a democratic nation.