Until lately, the Bible theory that a woman was her husband’s chattel was also carried out by law, and she forfeited on marriage all she possessed and became incapable of holding property. The more civilised view of woman as an individual has, however, now in matters of property become incorporated into the law, and the wife is no longer in the position of a minor.
For the purposes of the present Convention, the term “discrimination against women” shall mean any distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of their marital status, on a basis of equality of men and women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field.
the term “violence against women” means any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women New York, 18 December 1979
On 18 December 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. It entered into force as an international treaty on 3 September 1981 after the twentieth country had ratified it. By the tenth anniversary of the Convention in 1989, almost one hundred nations have agreed to be bound by its provisions.
Press Information Bureau Government of India Measures taken by Government to prevent Crime against Women New Delhi December 10, 2019 Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy, in […]
ঋগ্বেদে প্রকাশ হইতেছে যে, স্ত্রীলোকেরা সালঙ্কৃত হইয়া উৎসব ও বিদ্যানুরঞ্জন সভাতে গমন করিতেন। মহাবীর চরিতে লিখিত আছে যে, ঋষি কন্যা ও পত্নী সকল, পিতা ও স্বামীর সহিত ভোজে ও যজ্ঞে গমন করিতেন। […]
The Policy of the State Government, indisputably being to provide 30% of the 24 hours Medical Stores within a District in favour of ladies by virtue of specific orders passed, therefore, that would itself provide sufficient and valid as well as legal basis for extending preference in favour of a lady applicant as long as the ceiling limit is not violated.
Whether the office of the Pujari and Panda in a temple involves such duties as could not be discharged by a female in person and if so, whether she is also incompetent […]
Under The Hindu Women’s Right to Property Act, 1937 Offerings from relations:- This is a acknowledged form of the stridhan. Gifts given to woman, throughout maidenhood, coverture or widowhood, by her parents and their […]
Menstruation evolved to rid the uterus of bacteria. Due to the mixed nature of menstrual blood, it is difficult to know if the biological processes common to blood and menstrual blood, and […]
Came into force on 26-10-2006, vide S.O. 1776(E), dated 17th October, 2006, published in the Gazette of India, Extra., Pt. II, Sec. 3(ii), dated 17th October, 2006. Law of Domestic Violence-Commentary on […]