The current fourth edition of this much-acclaimed workby Mamta Rao, is a well researched and systematically organised study on the subject. The author has discussed various problems faced by women and has thrown light on the crimes committed against women viz. rape , dowry death, female foeticide, sexual harrassment at work place, domestic violence, etc. The work also analyses issues such as child labour, child abuse, juvenile delinquency etc.
The following are the highlights of this new edition:-
Includes the Shayara Bano case on Triple Talaq
Includes discussion on Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009; Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012; Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013; Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013; Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017
Includes leading cases on the subject specified in the syllabus of law schools.
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Extract from the Foreword by Justice A.K. Shrivastava Judge, High Court of Madhya Pradesh
"This book would definitely give a positive direction to understand the laws relating to women and children not only to the law students but also to the lawyers as well as to the Judges."
"This book is a comprehensive work by Dr. Mamta Rao, used by generation of students to study subjects like WOMEN & LAW, GENDER STUDIES, GENDER JUSTICE, etc. It is a widely circulated book appreciated by scholars as well as academics. The coverage of the book is vast; the subject is thrashed out well in the book, from constitutional provisions to social welfare legislations in favour of women & children."- Nirati Gupta, Assistant Professor, Vivekananda School of Law and Legal Studies (VSLLS).
"The book is very student oriented. For beginners in the subject, this book is precise and comprehensive. It covers all the basic topics".-Shilpi Roy Choudhary, Assistant Professor, School of Law, CHRIST(Deemed to be University)Bengaluru.
"Structure of the book as well as Overall quality of the book is excellent ".- Gaganpreet, Asst.Professor of Law, Rajiv Gandhi National university of Law, Punjab.
"The book overall provides a consolidated reference material for students related to laws relevant for women and children. Overall the author is able to justice with the areas incorporated therein."- Sushil Goswami, Assistant Prof. of Law, GNLU, Gujarat.
"The author has covered very wide subject matters relating to women..." - Dr. Ragini Khubalkar, Assistant Professor of Law at Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur