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If You Celebrated Women's Day, Here Are 16 Other Dates Every Indian Should Celebrate

Just to pause for a bit and thank all the voices that made sure yours was heard.

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13. March 19, 2013 — The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 was passed by the Lok Sabha on laws related to sexual offences after the protests following the 2012 Delhi gang rape case.

14. April 15, 2014 — The Supreme Court of India recognized a third gender that is neither male nor female, and as a class entitled to reservation in education and jobs.

16. Feb 1, 2016 — The Delhi High Court said that eldest female member of a family can also be a "Karta" — a position superior to that of other members, and has full authority to manage property, rituals or other crucial affairs of the family.

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These include taking decisions on sale and purchase of family assets, mutation of property etc.

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