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Constitutional Protection of Women and Children in India

Abstract The article lists out the constitutional provisions exclusively relating to women and children which are devised to ensure their safety and security and to guarantee equal opportunity for their progress to attain full potential as every other citizen. Thus these provisions which we come across range from affirmative action in the form of reservations to institutional setups… Read More »

Laws relating to domestic violence in India: Legal issues and challenges

The crime of domestic violence can be traced back to time immemorial. Women have always been subjugated, tortured, looked down upon, considered weaker sex. It is widely prevalent but has remained largely invisible in the public domain. Violence can be physical as well as mental and has different manifestations. The  Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948, provides that… Read More »