Constitutional and Judicial Spectrum for the Protection of Women in India
Indian Journal of Applied Research, Volume 5, Issue 5, May 2015
2 Pages Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Date Written: May 6, 2015
Women suffered a great setback due to the custom of dowry and for widow second marriage was out of question. However, gradually the role of women was recognized all over the world and the concept of gender justice crystallized in various International Conventions after the freedom of UNO and declaration of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The Constitution of India for independent India when being prepared took special efforts to incorporate the various provisions in the Constitution in the form of several fundamental rights which not only protect them from discrimination but also empowers them to the extent to bring them on par with male members of society.
Keywords: women, constitution, protection of women
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