Ryff's Theory Of Ageing
2.15.3 Protection of Women from Domestic Normal Violence Act, 2005. This Act provides protection to the females of every age. The mother, grandmother, widow aunt etc, may file a petition against her son / male of the family for maintenance. If she is subjected to domestic violence andis eligible to claim various reliefs providedunder the Act.
2.15.4 The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 Considering the need to protect the rights of senior citizens and to further the constitutional objectives, the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 was enacted. Under this Act, the meaning of term
(a) 'Parent', is father or mother whether biological, adoptive or step father or step mother; and
(b) 'Senior Citizen’, is defined as a person who has attained the age of 60 years or above. The Act provides that an application for maintenance can be made by
(c) parent or grand-parent, against one or more of his /her children, i.e., son, daughter, grandson and granddaughter, not being a minor;