In another controversial move, the government has proposed a new rule, that requires women under 40 to present consent from family and ward offices to travel abroad.
According to the government sources, the women under 40 are under high risks of abuse, so this law was proposed.
This rule drew criticism from women. This rule is attack on freedom and gender equality. It seems we are going backward.
In order to protect women, the government introduced the law but it failed to get expected feedback.
The freedom of women shouldn’t be curtailed. Many women felt like this rule is introduced to control women.
Empowering or protecting women doesn’t mean controlling them. Let the free and make sure the government is there to protect them. Asking permission from family or ward to travel abroad isn’t justifiable.
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