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CONTENTS

  • Chapter 1: Conceptualizing Empowerment
  • Chapter 2: The Independence of Patriarchs of Indian Society
  • Chapter 3: “No More Daughter in This House” A Family Declaration
  • Chapter 4: Protection of Women from Domestic Violence
  • Chapter 5: Age for Sex: Social Perspective on Sexual Offences
  • Chapter 6: Are Women Endangered?- Social Disaster Ahead
  • Chapter 7: Delhi- The Rape Capital
  • Chapter 8: Valentine Day Vs Women Empowerment Day
  • Chapter 9: Protection Children from Sexual Offences
  • Chapter 10: Womb for Hire: India A hub for Medical Tourism
  • Chapter 11: Success Stories of Women Empowerment from the Tribal District of Betul in Madhya Pradesh
  • Chapter 12: An Ode on the New Born Girl

CHAPTER-1

Conceptualizing Empowerment

  • Definition and Meaning of Empowerment
  • Factors affecting Empowerment
  • Parameters of Empowerment
  • Women in Pre-Independence Era
  • Women in Post-Independence Era
  • Five Year Plan and Women Empowerment
  • Empowerment Policy
  • Microcredit and Women Empowerment
  • Initiatives by State Govt. for Women Empowerment

CHAPTER-2

The Independence of Patriarchs of Indian Society

  • Present scenario of patriarchism
  • Rare incidence of brutality
  • Experience of working with Paramarsh Kendras in Indore
  • Experience of training police officials and unbelievable experiences shared

CHAPTER-3

“No More Daughter in This House”: A Family Declaration

  • Case Studies
  • Initiatives by Govt. For Improving Child Sex Ratio
  • Causes of Declining Child Sex Ratio
  • Data- Overall Sex Ratio
  • Data-Child Sex Ratio
  • Declining female Ratio

CHAPTER-4

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence

  • Forms of Violence against Women
  • Sharing of Data on Violence Against Women in India
  • Rights of Women
  • Amendments in CrPC
  • Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

CHAPTER-5

An Age for Sex: A perspective on Sexual Offences

  • National Commission for Protection of Children Rights,2007
  • Impact of Technology and Advancement on Teenagers
  • Data on Sexual Offences NCRB, 2013
  • Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2011

CHAPTER-6

Are Women Endangered? A social Disaster Ahead

  • Female Infanticide
  • Forms of Female Infanticide
  • Cases of Female Infanticide
  • Relevant Articles of CRC
    • Art. 5
    • Art. 7 (Para 1)
    • Art. 27
    • Art. 37 (Para a)
  • Female Feticide
  • Pre Conception and Prenatal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994
  • Author’s Experiences

CHAPTER-7

Conceptualizing Empowerment

  • Delhi- The Rape Capital
  • Incidences of Rape Cases
  • Narbhaya Case
  • NCRB, 2013 Data on Rape Cases
  • Crime Against Women Cells in Delhi
  • Measures to make Capital Safer for Women
  • Provisions of POCSO, Act 2012

CHAPTER-8

Valentine Day Vs Women Empowerment Day

  • 22 days difference and how we treat women
  • Crucial data on kidnapping and torture
  • Punjab anecdote on saline with HIV infected blood.. Color of v. day

CHAPTER-9

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012

  • NCRB Data on Sexual Offences against Children
  • Protection of Child Rights
  • Sexual Offences and Punishments
  • Child Friendly Procedures
  • Procedure for Reporting and Recording of Cases
  • Role of Police and CWCs
  • Role of District Child Protection Units (DCPU)

CHAPTER-10

Womb for Hire: India a Hub for Medical Tourism

  • Surrogacy Motherhood
  • Issues concerning Surrogate Motherhood
  • Guidelines for Accurate Supervision and Regulation of Surrogacy
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology Draft Bill, 2010
  • Salient Features of Bill, 2010
  • Embryo Adoption- New Theory in Adoption
  • Adoption

CHAPTER-11

Case Studies

  • SARBATI BAI
  • DHARMATI BAI
  • KUSUM AZAD
  • JAGORI GROUP
  • FASHMU SINGH
  • SAGRATI
  • SHANTA BAI
  • KALAWATI
  • PINKI DEVI

CHAPTER-12

An Ode on the New Born Girl

  • Lines plight of new born girl
  • Quotes of Justice Nandrajog and Justice Suresh Kait
  • Manju Vs. State : strangulation of baby girl after first breath.
  • Illiterate mother not responsible… but the society to be blamed
  • Crime against female child is product of perverse social norms