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A Study of Women's Human Rights of Bodoland Territorial Council, Assam

Authors: Ashok Brahma

DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/K293GShort DOI: ggrs9d

Country: India View / Download Full Text PDF File


Abstract: Human rights are those rights which are essential for all the individuals as they are consonant with their freedom and dignity and are conductive to physical, moral, social and spiritual welfare. Human rights are a birth rights of and individual, and therefore inherent in all the individuals irrespective of their caste, creed, religion, language, sex and nationality. Attaining equality between women and men and eliminating all forms of discrimination against women are fundamental human rights and United Nations values. Women around the world nevertheless regularly suffer violations of their human rights throughout their lives, and realizing women’s human rights has not always been priority. Achieving equality between women and men requires a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which women experience discrimination and are denial equality so as to develop appropriate strategies to eliminate such discrimination. ‘A Study of Women Human Rights of Bodoland territorial Council’ is based on some important assumptions on the Study of Women’s human rights especially in the BTC area. Bodoland Territorial Council is a Sixth Schedule area which was created on 10th February, 2003, and is basically a backward and one of the most conflict prone areas of Assam. Several types of common conflicts have been occurring in the region like communal conflict, ethnic conflict, insurgent and government conflict, parties’ conflict, etc. incidents of violation of rights of women have become a matter of serious concern in the rural as well as urban areas of the country. Women from economically backward and less educated communities have been primarily affected. This paper mainly focuses the study of women’s rights especially in the area of education, health, socio-economic, gender discrimination, domestic violence, unequal rights at the workplace and political participation of the Bodoland Territorial Council. The condition of women’s human rights in the Bodoland Territorial Council, is basically in education, health, socio-economic and political lower than in rest of the Assam.

Keywords: Women, Rights, BTC, Health, Education, Human


Paper Id: 220

Published On: 2018-07-04

Published In: Volume 6, Issue 4, July-August 2018

Cite This: A Study of Women's Human Rights of Bodoland Territorial Council, Assam - Ashok Brahma - IJIRMPS Volume 6, Issue 4, July-August 2018. DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/K293G

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