CONTENTS:- 1. Concept and Perception; 2. Basis of Human Rights; 3. A Long Journey; 4. Cultivation of Human Rights; 5. Women's Status in Society; 6. Protection for Women; 7. Fundamental Rights of Women; 8. Equality with Men; 9. Constitutional Protection.
Women constitute, half of the human population in all societies, everywhere. But they are discriminated in all walks of life. Exploitation and victimization of women have been a common and perpetual phenomenon since gone days. With the passage of time and growing consciousness the deplorable condition of women is somewhat improved, no doubt. Though every national has formulated and enacted many statutory provisions for protection of human rights of women, and their empowerment yet the picture is not satisfactory.
This book, consisting of nine chapters portrays fundamental concepts of women and human rights. Written in coherent way, packed with vital and authentic information, this book will serve the purpose of researchers, academics, policy planners and activists in the field.