The role that women play in society is becoming increasingly more important.Their proper development is essential to the functioning of the nation. There is nodoubt that we are in the midst of a great revolution in the history of women. Theevidence is everywhere; the voice of women is increasingly heard in Parliament,courts and in the streets. Indian experience provides cautionary tales and constructiveinsights that may prove useful to those who advocate the incorporation of wome
rights into the scheme of constitutional law. The Indian Constitution contains the mostexplicit constitutionalization
of women‘s rights. It is no accident that the Indian
Constitution singles out women for special protections. The Constitution of Indiaguarantees equality of sexes and in fact grants special favours to women throughArticle 14, 15(3) and 16.As a part of B.A.LL.B., Course, I had the opportunity to work out a project onlegal protections of w
omen under the Constitution of India‘
. While I set the work inoperation, first, I had to take help of my guide Dinamoni Thakuria, Lecturer, Centrefor Juridical Studies, Dibrugarh University. I am very grateful to Dinamoni Thakuriafor his kind guidance and supervision on my performance. I am also grateful toProfessor M. N. Das, Director i/c, Centre for Juridical Studies, Dibrugarh University,for his valuable suggestions. Moreover, I am also grateful to all the teachingpersonnel who very frequently offered their suggestions to carry out the work. I amalso thankful to all those non-teaching staff of the Centre for Juridical Studies,Dibrugarh University, for their encouraging words and keen interest and affectionshown to me from the beginning of the work.I cannot keep apart expressing my thanks to the authors, editors and publishersof the books, magazines, journals, newspapers etc. from where I collected requiredinformation.I must convey my gratitude to my parents for their encouragement andassistance in completion of the work. I also express my thanks to the other membersof my family and my friends who helped me in each and every step towards thecompletion of the work.