National Commission for Women is organising a consultation on the draft prepared by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development on the ‘Standard Operating Procedures for Women involved in NRI Matrimonial Disputes’ at New Delhi on May 26.
Telangana State Commission for Women Tripurana Venkataratnam who has been vocal about the issue of rising number of NRI cases has been invited by the National Commission to take part in the consultation.
There have been complaints of frauds, abandonment, domestic violence, extra-marital relationships, ex-parte divorce, being duped of money after promising marriage, forceful/illegal retention of children’s custody, non-maintenance of maintenance etc., from the aggrieved women, Ms.Venkataratnam who left for Delhi said. sThe Ministry of Women and Child Development realising the need, decided to frame Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) providing details of legal recourse available for such women. It would also make available details of legal recourse for such women along with the procedure for accessing the same in consultation with the Ministries of Home, External Affairs, Law and Justice and National Commission for Women.