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Editor Subramanyam, C.N.
Source SCERT Andhra Pradesh
Content type Text
Publisher Government of Andhra Pradesh
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2013
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Law ♦ Labor, social, education & cultural law
Subject Keyword Dowry ♦ Domestic Violence ♦ Lok Adalat ♦ Sexual Assault ♦ Forced Prostitution
Table of Contents Chapter 22) Women Protection Acts
  Chapter 22.1) Children Rights
  Chapter 22.2) Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006
  Chapter 22.3) The Immoral Trafficking (prevention) Act 1956 and amendment 2006
  Chapter 22.4) The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
  Chapter 22.5) The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence
  Chapter 22.6) Lok Adalat
Description This is the 22nd chapter of the book “Social Studies: Class 9”. Girls and women are facing teasing and violence worldwide. It affects their mental and physical health. Most of the women can’t dare to move freely. Similarly girls are hesitating to go to schools. Teasing with words, torturing, insulting are common incidents around us. Girls and women should be aware of the Laws, meant for their protection. Then only they can protect themselves from various types of violence and abuse.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range 13 to 17 years
Educational Use Classroom ♦ Reading
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level IX and X
Learning Resource Type Book
Educational Framework Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (APBSE)
Time Required P3D
Pedagogic Objective By reading this chapter we can know about various laws by which girls and women seek protection.
Publisher Date 2013
Publisher Place Hyderabad
Size (in Bytes) 391.50 kB
Page Count 9


Source: SCERT Andhra Pradesh