Rights and Protection of Women and Children in India: A Public Issue

  • Jatika Kathuria
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  • Jatika Kathuria

    Assistant Professor at Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology (NAAC A Credited Deemed to be University), Meerut, India

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Being a nation with a wide range of cultures and religious beliefs, INDIA produces a wide range of cultural, religious, and social behaviors. Any nation must place a high priority on the concrete protection of its citizens' human rights. The protection, rights and empowerment of women and children are important concerns for the Indian government. The major issues affecting women in India must be addressed in order to reduce the growing injustice toward them. To that end, many programmes and schemes have been put in place. But Gender bias always plays a negative role in terms of women and children. we have proper enacted laws for the protection of women and children, constitutional laws, legislations still our society i.e. women and children faces those situation which leads to the problems like- girls become exposed to the possibility of child marriage, pregnancy at teenage level, child labor, poor education and health, sexual harassment, exploitation and violence against women. This research Paper trying to brings out the constitutional amendments, legislations which were enacted by Government to ensure their safety and security and equal progress in attainment of equal rights for the welfare of the being which facilitate the women empowerment and welfare of the children.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 1, Page 650 - 661

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114096

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