The constitution has enshrined for equality and equal opportunity before the law. But Dalit women has been subjects to exploitation, discrimination and unfair treatment. High rate of infant morality, child morality and maternal death amongst the Dalit Women are serious problems. Dalit females have one of the lowest level of literacy of all groups. Dalit women are discriminated due to a patriarchic dominated social structure on the one hand and humiliation within them due to caste ridden social system on the other.
The book is intended to cover varied sorts of facts and datas pertaining to prevailing conditions of Dalit and Backward Women particularly in India.