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Women Rights in India: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Afkar Ahmad (Editor) Dr. P.P. Mitra (Editor)

Women rights continues to be one of the much-talked subjects, although so much has been written on various aspects of women's rights. However, there still remains much to be written to meet new challenges. This book has made an endeavor to bring forth various aspects of violation of women's rights in Indian Society and it is an effort, which can be helpful for under graduate, post graduate as well as for enthusiastic readers. The entire book is divided into twelve chapters selected carefully on the contemporary issues and each chapter discerns into the issue with a fresh and different outlook.

Contents: 1. Constitutional promises vis a-vis quest for gender justice: a critique. 2. Gender aspects of internal migration in India: challenges and issues. 3. Outlining the legal landscape of rape in India. 4. Sentencing disparity and discretion with special reference to rape cases. 5. Right to termination of pregnancy: a legislative and judicial perspective in India. 6. Law related with pre-natal determination of sex and miscarriage without women's consent. 7. Religion and individual rights of women. 8. Triple divorce under the Muslim law: a need for reappraisal. 9. Triple talaq in India: analysis of recent judicial and legislative interventions. 10. Islam, law and practices: redefining Muslim women's rights to maintenance. 11. Recent trends in crimes against women. 12. Legal protection of female workers in informal sector.

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Title Women Rights in India: Contemporary Issues and Challenges
Format Hardcover
Date published: 23.03.2019
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789387839328
length 322p.