Reps outlaw dehumanizing practices against widows


The House of Representatives is to abolish certain cultural traditions and mourning rites that infringe against the fundamental human rights of widows. The Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act (Amendment) Bill 2021, which is awaiting second reading at the House, is to prohibit the discrimination against widows and all forms of repressive and degrading widowhood practices, Read More

Source: Punch Newspaper