CONTENTS CHAPTER 1: WOMEN AND THE LAW - AN OVERVIEW CHAPTER 2: CONSTITUTIONAL STATUS OF WOMEN IN INDIA CHAPTER 3: GOVERNMENT POLICIES, PROGRAMMES AND SCHEMES FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CHAPTER 4: INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CHAPTER 5: OFFENCES AGAINST WOMEN CHAPTER 6: RECENT TRENDS IN CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN CHAPTER 7: RIGHTS OF WOMEN UNDER PERSONAL LAWS CHAPTER 8: INDIAN LABOUR LAWS AND WOMEN
"Dr. Nuzhat Parveen Khan is the Senior Professor of law at the faculty of law, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi. She has written large numbers of books prominent among them are Women and the Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Law and Justice in Globalized World. She has also edited and contributed to various books along with various foreign authors like Critical Thinking and Communication: The Use of Reason in Argument, and Criminalistics: An introduction to Forensic Science She is the consulting penal member of the National Commission for Women on age-related issues of the juveniles. Recently, Dr. Khan has done project study sponsored by the National Commission for Women on Discriminative And Derogatory Practices Against Women By Khap Panchayats, Shalishi Adalats And Kangaroo Courts In India: An Empirical Study In The States Of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh(West), West Bengal & Rajasthan, in 2014, which has been highly appreciated. She has also undertaken the National Commission for Women Funded Project entitled Standardized Module for Legal Awareness Programme about Women Related Laws in collaboration with Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. "