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.