Ministry of Education and Social Welfare
Department of Social Welfare
Government of India
|Recommendations of the Committee (CSWI)||Decision of the Empowered Committee|
|Recommendation No. 2|
|Eradication of Polygamy in Muslim Law:
Full equality of sexes can hardly be possible in a legal system which permits polygamy and a social system which tolerates it (4.13).The only personal law, which has remained impervious to the changing trend from polygamy to monogamy is Muslim Law (4.14).
The solution of standard contracts fails to provide a substantive relief to the first wife with children. As ...