International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Law | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022 | Rating: 5.7 / 10

Women in India are Subject to a Number of Patriarchal Social and Legal Norms

Awani Jain

Abstract: Legal status of Women in India: Even after over 50 years of independence, the legal position of Women in India remains bleak. The Criminal Code Amendment Act (73rd Amendment) 2002 gives constitutional status to several provisions placing women at a disadvantage compared to men. Under these amendments, the scope and power of life imprisonment has been increased and safety valves for speedy release have been reduced. Objectives of Study: 1) What is the status of women in India? How are they treated in law? 2) What steps need to be taken to achieve gender equality in India. Methodology: In the present study, secondary data have mostly been found from various journals, magazines, articles, e - newspapers, etc. The research is also based on various referred sources published, unpublished and electronic.

Keywords: Online Distance Learning, Necessity of online education, constitutional status, amendments, piece of legislation

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,

Pages: 536 - 538

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