Forced to live with guilt, no support from system: Five things the Kerala High Court said on hurdles faced by single mothers

The Court exhorted the State to devise a scheme to support single mothers so as to overcome the lack of financial and social support they face.
Forced to live with guilt, no support from system: Five things the Kerala High Court said on hurdles faced by single mothers
Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court on Friday held that a child born out a live-in relationship and acknowledged so by the mother of the child would have to be treated as a child born to a married couple for the purposes of surrendering a child for adoption under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 [JJ Act].

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