CONTENTS:- Vol.1. Women's movement. Vol.2. Women and family welfare. Vol.3. Indian women: Status and contemporary social issues. Vol.4. Health and nutritional status of Indian Women. Vol.5. Women education: Policies, Plans and performance. Vol.6. Women and crime. Vol.7. Indian women: A historical perspective. Vol.8. Women empowerment and social change. Vol.9. Indian women in politics.
'Women' constitute half of the human population on the earth. They have been treated as weaker sex in all societies of the world. They are discriminated, maltreated and oppressed everywhere. Amidst the plenty of literature of women studies this work is unique which imparts valuable information extracted from various authoritative sources. The information is supported by facts and figures. A veritable mine of information this encyclopedic work will prove a vade mecum to one and all.