The General Analysis on Significance of Maternity Benefit Act

  • R. Selvalakshmi
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  • R. Selvalakshmi

    Student at Saveetha School of law (SIMATS), India

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The Bombay maternity Benefit Bill was first presented in 1929 in the Bombay administrative chamber. It was the first law set up for working ladies in Quite a while. The enactment for working ladies has consistently stayed a twofold edged sword. Government have taken initiative to provide maternity benefits to the women through the maternity benefit act,1948. The maternity benefits have been compared with Brazil and India. Main objective is to get more ideas about maternity benefits and know the public view on maternity benefits. When I have correlated the gender and the age as a independent variable and the dependent variable is the scale awareness of the maternity benefits act and its benefits. More than 36% of respondents said that they said yes and exactly 36% said that they are unaware of the maternity benefit act and its benefits and the other dependent variable is the Percentage of women utilities the maternity benefits. More than 60% of respondents said that the percentage is 26-50%. It is actually a good invention of government for protection of the pregnant women.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 62 - 77


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