Gender Specific Laws on Violence in India

Nigam Shalu, Gender Specific Laws on Violence in India, In Training Manual for Legal Empowerment of Women and Girls with Physical Disabilities in India, Editor Renu Addlakha, Center for Women's Development Studies, New Delhi, 2019

33 Pages Posted: 24 Dec 2019

Date Written: December 4, 2019

Abstract

This module will help the reader to understand:

- Major provisions of the Convention on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
(CEDAW);

- The constitutional provisions that facilitates women's rights in India

- Major provisions on National Policy on Empowerment of Women

- Structure and mandate of National Commission of Women

- Major women-specific laws in India on Sexual Harassment at Workplace, Domestic
Violence, Child Sexual Abuse etc.

- The interpretation of women's rights by courts

Keywords: women, laws, disabilities,constitution, India

Suggested Citation

Nigam, Shalu, Gender Specific Laws on Violence in India (December 4, 2019). Nigam Shalu, Gender Specific Laws on Violence in India, In Training Manual for Legal Empowerment of Women and Girls with Physical Disabilities in India, Editor Renu Addlakha, Center for Women's Development Studies, New Delhi, 2019, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3498382

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