The Study on Reality of Women Workers under Maternity Benefit Act

  • S. Aswath
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  • S. Aswath

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science(SIMATS), Chennai, India.

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The first citation of Motherliness Benefits or Motherliness Leave in the Government of India occurs in 1928 in the Bombay Presidency of British India.Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was a strong supporter and propagator of the idea of Motherliness Benefits as apparent from our review of the literature. He was seen defending the idea of Maternity Benefits for the Bombaylegislature.The original approach of India towards motherliness benefits was to give benefits to women engaged in manufacturer only. It's apparent that the act aimed to guard the health and safety of women working in the also formal sector. It gave no regard to women in husbandry or other informal sectors of society with the conclusion that, they aren't subject to health hazards in given occupations. It also concentrated primarily on antenatal care of the mama rather than child care and acceptable attention for the original days of thechild.An empirical system was followed and the data was collected through online check analysis. The SPSS software by IBM was used to calculate the descriptive statistics. The sample size was 200. Dependent variables are the Pregnant women are getting pay off leave during their motherliness, Pregnant women are getting advantaged under the motherliness benefit Act, gestation working women are facing the problem, The working women are getting health Benefits through motherliness benefit act, Independent variables are Age, gender, Educational Qualification colorful tools like Bar graph were used.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 1920 - 1929


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