Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Pakistan / Edition 2

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Pakistan / Edition 2

by Rashida Patel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195478819

ISBN-13: 9780195478815

Pub. Date: 12/15/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Pakistan provides an overview of the legal and practical changes which have been introduced to improve the deteriorating condition of women in Pakistan. The book presents a critical analysis of the continuous and increasing misinterpretations of the principles of Islam through legal acceptance, and discusses laws which

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Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Pakistan provides an overview of the legal and practical changes which have been introduced to improve the deteriorating condition of women in Pakistan. The book presents a critical analysis of the continuous and increasing misinterpretations of the principles of Islam through legal acceptance, and discusses laws which have been recently changed and have an effect on women's lives, including the Criminal Procedure Code 1898, the Pakistan Penal Code 1860, and introduction of the death penalty for gang-rape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195478815
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Annexures Background Preface
1. Violence Against Women
2. The Menace of Honour Killing
3. Nuptial Concerns
4. Divorce
5. Reproductive Rights Glossary

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