ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Maintenance for Women Rhetoric of Equality

Maintenance for Women Rhetoric of Equality Flavia Agnes A popular myth prevailing in society is that liberalised divorce laws will lead women to a life of 'freedom' which will corrode the moral fibre of society Consequently divorce laws have been so structured as to make the marital state a more attractive proposition in terms of economic security This assumption constrains all efforts to seek maintenance provisions which are just to women.

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