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Constitutional and legal Provisions for protection of women

Posted on : 14 Feb 2020

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  • Constitutional Provisions for protection of women
  • Article 14; Article 15(1); Article 15(3); Article 16; Article 39 (a); Article39 (d); Article 42; Article 44;  Article 51 A (e); Other constitutional guarantees for participation of women in local government.
  • Legal provisions for protection of women
  • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (2005)
  • Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act (1956)
  • Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act (1986)
  • Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act (1987)
  • Dowry Prohibition Act (1961)
  • Maternity Benefit Act (1961)
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (1971)
  • Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act (1994)
  • Equal Remuneration Act (1976)
  • Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act (1939)
  • Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act (1986)
  • Family Courts Act (1984)
  • Indian Penal Code (1860)
  • Code of Criminal Procedure (1973)
  • Indian Christian Marriage Act (1872)
  • Legal Services Authorities Act (1987)
  • Hindu Marriage Act (1955)
  • Hindu Succession Act (1956)
  • Minimum Wages Act (1948)
  • Mines Act (1952) and Factories Act (1948)
  • National Commission for Women Act (1990)
  • Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal). Act (2013)
  • The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (2006)
  • Special Marriage Act, 1954.
  • Indian Divorce Act, 1969

Article Related Questions

  1. Which of the following laws/provisions guarantee legal or constitutional rights to women of India?
    1.Legal Services Authorities Act (1987)
    2.Article 39 (a) and Article39 (d)
    3.Maternity Benefit Act (1961)
    Choose the correct answer:

  2. 1.1 only

    2.1 and 2 only

    3.3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 1, 2 and 3

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