CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL PROVISIONS: FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN INDIA
Ms. Hardeep Kaur
Empowerment provides greater access to knowledge and resources, greater freedom to make decisions, greater ability to plan life, greater control over situations affecting life, and freedom from customs, beliefs and practices. Thus, women empowerment is a process in which women challenge the existing norms and culture, to effectively promote they're well being. In India, the concept of women Empowerment is very important. The Indian Constitution guarantees that there shall be no discrimination on the grounds of gender. The Indian constitution has many legal provisions for the protection of women, but ironically, half of the population is unaware of their legal rights. In this paper, we will consider the important constitutional and legal provisions for women empowerment in India.
Keywords: Women Empowerment, Legal Provisions, Indian Constitution and Women rights
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