viii + 220 pp, First Published in 2004
This book traces the emerging importance of women's rights in the human rights movement and examines the role of CEDAW in advancing the rights of women. The book analyses the position of women workers with special reference to India. It provides a macro picture of women workers in India. It also examines the nature and trends of women's employment in the textile mills of Mumbai and powerlooms of Bhiwandi, Thane. The book reviews the constitutional, statutory and developmental measures adopted by the Indian government in protecting the rights of women workers.
Dr. Anu Saksena graduated from the Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University, in 1990. She topped in M. A. (Political Science) in Madras Christian College in 1992. After a one-year stint as a journalist at 'The Independent', she taught Political Science at the Wilson College, University of Mumbai. She was awarded her Doctorate by the University of Mumbai in 1998. She worked as a Research Associate in the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai in 2002 - 2003.
Presently she teaches Political Science at the Rizvi Law College, Mumbai. She also delivers lectures at the Post Graduate diploma course on Human Rights conducted by the University of Mumbai. She is the author of the book titled 'Human Rights and Child Labour in Indian Industries'
Convention on Elimination of Discrimination against Women: An Analysis
Women Workers in India,
Women Wrokers in the Textile Industry,
State Action for Women Workers,
Women Workers: Strategies for Empowerment,
Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
State Parties to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Retifications and Signatories to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
Equal Remineration Act, 1976