Press Release for IMD by PIF

Protect Indian Family Foundation (PIFF)

Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Contact: +91 9869323538, 9224335577 , 9322156141



Press Release

 Circulated in connection to the Men’s day Vehicle rally and Memorandum presentation to the Principle judge, Family court , by Protect Indian Family Foundation, NGO, Mumbai, on 19th November 2008.


This vehicle rally will be from Fort area till Family court, Bandra(2.30 to 4.30 P.M on 19th November).



International Men’s day events in Mumbai

We, Protect India n Family Foundation, are a part of global group of NGOs and local self-help groups((wherever Indian-NRI families live) and responsible Indian citizens who are concerned about the future of Indian families and hence our future as a Nation by and large. Our network is made up of like minded persons and NGOs who have dedicated their souls in bringing back the ‘meaning’ and happiness of “Family”, back to at least(for a start) Indian families.

For this result we are trying to work on different fronts including Child rights for shared parenting(as per the welfare of the child, keeping its development as prime in our minds). You could see the website of our sister NGO, CRISP(Children’s Right Initiative for Shared Parenting) for more on this front.

 The next avenue that we are exploring is to change the mindset of public in general and hence higher authorities including law-makers, that ‘Man’ is not always the tormentor, he actually deserves a hug many a times for his selfless efforts for the upkeep of his family and for his dedicated loyalty and hard work which makes for this Nation, as we see it.

 Many a times a ‘Man’  is not only denied of this simple ‘reward’ of a simple hug, but he is also brandished as a cruel, in-humane, insensitive partner(by default) in any social setting(let alone familial situations). This is why we see people taking sides even without bothering to ‘verify the facts of the specific situation’, this bias is shockingly evident in cases when a man is accused of indiscretions/cruelty made out towards a woman(women)- he sometimes bears the burnt of being a ‘Man’- due to his image been “Stereotyped” as that of a typically insensitive Animal, almost a perfect animal which just only thinks about pleasures of various kinds and then Food(may be TV too comes as a strong ingredient in the imagery of a stereotypical ‘Man’).

 This scenario, as you would also acknowledge, is far from the reality for even the ‘average’ man living in the present day society, and is detrimental for the upkeep of our time-tested family systems which is single-handedly supporting India from plunging to the abyss of unfathomable anarchy and unrest, and this is shocking trend which could actually gobble up the entire great Indian population clean, in no time.

 As a net result, men are seen to be losing their rights, and even denied of their emotional needs, such as their need, and right, of being their for their children, especially when they need a father in their most sensitive & critical developmental years. Even lets, for a minute, forget a father’s need to see these days of his kid, to be a part of these days and experience a bit of joy, which is one among the few life-forces which sustains life and enthusiasm in most of us as men.

Men’s day events 

Protect Indian Family, NGO, Mumbai (Member of the Save Indian Family(SIF) Network), are planning a Bike and Car rally on 19th November, 2008 (Proposed Time: 2.30 to 4.30 pm )


Brief details of the Vehicle Rally


We expect around 60 bikes and 20 cars to participate. The objective of this Rally will be to bring Awareness about the misuse of laws concerning families(IPC 498a, Domestic Violence Act, etc.), which wrecking many families in India and abroad(wherever Indians live). This is also to commemorate the international Men’s day which falls of November 19th.

Contact Persons: P.R.Gokul-  9322156141, M.R.Gupta – 9869323538

Proposed Route
City Civil/Session Court (Mayo Road) to Bandra Family Court

(Roads planned: Starting from ; Opp. City Civil Court on Karamvir Bhaurao Patil

Marg (Mayo Road) – Woudby Road – Capital Cinema – Nagar Chowk – D.N. Road – Crawford Market – L.T. Road – Mohamed Ali Road – Sir. J.J. Road – N.M. Joshi Road (Delisle Road) – Gokhale Road (North) – Lady Jamshetji Road – Mahim  Causeway – Western Express Highway – Kala Nagar – B.K.C. Family Court)

This event is being planned by Protect Indian Family (, Mumbai, NGO-Member of Save Indian Family ( & SIF’s Media Flagship- SIF Times (


We hope that these efforts will go a long way in bringing back the tranquility at home, since charity begins at Home. Home is the fountainhead of life force, lets nurture the tranquility for families, to pave way for a stronger Nation.

On the relevance of 19th November – International Men’s Day  

According to Labour and Employment Ministry, more and more women are getting employment even as men are being laid off. The data available for period from 2001 to 2005 says it straight. The number of employed people in both public and private sector came down by over 13 lakh in this period. But this fall was solely because of men losing their jobs. The number of employed men dropped by 14 lakh, from 228.4 lakh in 2001 to 214.4 lakh in 2005.


More than 82% Taxes earned by Indian Government from Indian men, but reality


 Is that in last 60 Years Budget, the Fund for “Men Welfare ” always is “Zero”, in spite of every day more than 192 Men end their life compared to 112 Women as per Crime Bureau Reports.  

 Objective and responsibility:   

  • Stop the “Legal Terrorism” against Indian Men vides one-sided gender biased law like 498A/DV act/Maintenance Act125/Child Custody Statute/Adultery Law.
  • Joint Child custody or 33% reservation in child custody cases.
  • Stop abuse of Criminal Justice system. All Marriage related dispute to be resolved through Civil Law only, as Marriage is not a Crime in India.
  • Reduce the Men’s suicide rate, especially after marriage. In 2005 more than 52000 married men had been end their life compared to 28000 married women.
  • Protection for men against Domestic Violence in terms of economical abuse, verbal abuse, mental abuse and sexual relationship abuse.
  • No alimony/Child Custody to the wives, who left the home at her own will/flimsy ground or filed false 498A or DV act to settle the marriage dispute.
  • In all gender biased law the word “Men/Women” to be replaced by the word “Person” and “Wife/Husband” to be replaced by the word “Spouse”.
  • Stop Creation of “Father less Children Society”.
  • Stop harassment at work place. More than 160 millions Indian men are working in un-organised sectors, unhealthy-hazard work environments.
  • Reduce the Crime against men. In the year 2005, as per Crime Bureau report, more than 22.5 lacks crime done against men only.
  • Prevention of Elder and Child abuse, as per WHO Report, Indian Elder Peoples abused by their Daughter-in-law maximum by misuse of 498A .
  • Let Article 51A(e) of the Constitution of India be amended as:51A. Fundamental duties. —It shall be the duty of every citizen of India—
    (e) to promote harmony and the spirit of common brotherhood amongst all the people of India transcending religious, linguistic and regional or sectional diversities; to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of ‘women and men’ (the clause “and men “at the end be added which does not exist at present)


Save Indian Family(SIF) is a strong team of dedicated families comprising of victims of “misuse of 498a and other Gender biased Women-Protection laws like Dowry Prohibition Act, Domestic Violence Act, etc.”, including NRIs, Senior citizens who campaign and create awareness about gross injustice and abuse that happen in Indian Legal system.  SIF has over 20 NGOs and 50,000 individuals as its members across the globe.

Protect Indian Family Foundation, Mumbai is a member NGO of the SIF network, based in Mumbai, looking after related issues of entire Maharashtra.

Helpline Numbers:

Mumbai: 9869323538(M.R.Gupta), 9224335577(Rotating line), 9821414336(P.R.Gokul)

Delhi: 9810611534
Kolkata: 9830151555
Chennai: 9884607376
Hyd’bad: 09848280354
B’lore: 9845143724
Pune: 9923056460


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Protect Indian Family Foundation, Maharashtra

Mumbai Contacts: +91 9869323538, 9224335577 , 9322156141

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