Relevant Acts and Information

Laws & Rights pertaining to Women & Children

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child  http://www.unicef.org.uk/Documents/Publication-pdfs/UNCRC_PRESS200910web.pdf

Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women http://wcd.nic.in/cedawdraft20nov2011.pdf

The Sexual Harassment of Women at work place (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013 http://wcd.nic.in/wcdact/womenacts ex.pdf

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 http://wcd.nic.in/childact/child protection 31072012.pdf

Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, (Amendment) 2006 http://wcd.nic.in/protectioncmmsnn.pdf

Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act, 2006 http://wcd.nic.in/childprot/jjact2000.pdf

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 http://wcd.nic.in/wdvact.pdf

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 http://wcd.nic.in/dowry prohibition act.html

The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 http://wcd.nic.in/cmr 1929.pdf

 

Some important websites:

UNICEF http://www.unicef.org

Girl Effect Challenge http://www.girleffect.org/news/2012/12/2012-globalgiving-challenge/