CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction to Women's Rights: A Historical Perspective 2. Women's Reproductive Rights and Pregnant Women's Rights 3. Sex Workers' and Prostitutes' Rights 4. Eliminating Discrimination Against Women 5. Laws Protecting Women in Emergency and Armed Conflict 6. World Conference on Women and Beijing Platform for Action 7. UN for Women's Rights 8. India's "National Commission for Women" and Other Initiatives Regarding Wiomen's Rights 9. Women Against Sexual Harassment 10. Indian Law for Protection of Women from Domestic Violence 11. Indecent Representation of Women 12. Indian Law for Prohibiting Dowry 13. Rights on Muslim Women Divorce 14. Indian Law and Rule for Prevention of Sati: A Summary of Focal Points
'Women and Law' covers most of the legal instruments dealing with women in India and abroad. Special focus lies on Dowry Laws in India; Legal Aspects of Women's Rights; Legal Rights of Women in History; Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict; Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women; Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; UN Initiatives Regarding Women Rights; Fourth World Conference on Women; Beijing Declaration; Beijing Platform for Action; Beijing Plan of Action. The book is user-friendly and illustrative in nature.