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legal rights in India for women

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In the last post we discussed the safeguards present in the constitution of India for women in the country. Apart from a strong constitutional framework to achieve women empowerment, the government of the country from time to time frame the laws necessary to fight against the ills present in society that are hampering the development of the women.
The law makers of the country has always considered the aspirations of the people living in the time. When constitution was framed, then too, it was all aspirations and goals of the society at that time which provided the foundation for the constitution, and later on with the passage of time as the society evolved and the people's aspiration changed, those change were dealt perfectly by bringing in various laws. Government has framed different laws to protect the rights and pride of women like  Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act, Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, Dowry Prohibition Act and…

Safeguards provided to women in Constitution of India.

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India is a country where women have been worshiped since thousands of years. Our culture has always been respectful to the women. However that is not the complete picture, lately women's condition is not very good and government is working in every field to improve the overall condition. At the time when our Constitution was framed the constitution makers saw the socio-economic disparity between the two gender and provided the proper social and political support in the constitution so that this disparity could be eliminated. Since the inception of constitution, various frameworks have been made by the government to work for the betterment of the women. Various social welfare schemes are being run by government to improve the condition of women in society.
Constitution has protected the rights of women by providing different provisions in Fundamental Rights, directive principles of State policy, Fundamental duties and reservation in elections. The rights and safeguard enshrined in …

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