Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2016)
Awareness on legal rights of women: A study of Kalaburagi district
Author(s): Dr. Shambhunath B
Abstract: The women need legal rights because to get protection from the harassment, marriage dowry, divorce, domestic violence, rape and from other violence. Women in the independent India have more rights than their counterparts in many other countries of the world. But most of our women are not very much conscious of these rights. Uneducated rural women do not have any awareness of right the constitution of India has guaranteed Equality, Liberality, and Dignity to the women of India. Illiteracy and Ignorance, Customs like child marriage and dowry. Law as an instrument of social change ought to achieve equilibrium by orderly regulating socio-economic relationship and obliterating societal irritants. Law ought to adopt, adjust and supplement the needs of the society and it is supposed to generate, activate and accelerate ordered social change, objectives such as, To know about the various laws related to women, To give relevant information about their rights and duties. Woman has always been ignored in the Indian society from the time immemorial and such gender discrimination is becoming more and more obvious in the present day society which claimed to be civilized one.