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Dr. K. Florence


Women represent half the population of the society and it's far presumed that excellent introduction belong to the ladies. But it's miles a harsh fact that ladies had been sick-handled in each society for a long time and India is no exception. From tribal to agricultural to industrial societies to prepared states, the division of labour has primarily stemmed from physiological differences among the sexes, main to the strength resting with the men, resulting inside the mounted gender hierarchies. We have been proficient with records of discrimination; subjugation and suppression. From the cradle to grave, Women are below the clutches of numerous evils such as discriminations, oppressions, violence, in the circle of relatives, on the paintings places and inside the society. In order to ameliorate the condition of Women in India, Legislature enacted the massive volume of enactments and a lot of these law were enacted in colonial duration like: Abolition of Sati Act, 1829; Widow Remarriage Act,1856; Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929; Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961; and so on. Apart from these legal guidelines there are some enactments concerning enterprise or work which include special provisions for girls including: The Workmen Compensation Act, 1923; Payment of Wages Act, 1936; Factories Act, 1948; Maternity Benefit Act, 1961; Minimum Wages Act, 1948; Employees State Insurance Act 1948 and Pensions Act, 1987; etc. In this paper we're going to put mild on such laws those has helped in girl’s empowerment in India.

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