March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day (IWD)! But how much do you actually know about Women’s rights and gender equality? Take a short quiz to test your knowledge and discover great resources to learn more.
Hello Folks, this post is to inform you about the National Quiz Competition 2021 on Women’s rights. Great opportunity to explore yourself in Gender Equality. Gender Quality is where men and women live in a society with equal rights, obligations, and with equal opportunity in every field of life. And in this post, we will tell you about Women’s rights and opportunities.
National Level Online Quizzing Challenge 2021
National Level Online Quiz Competition 2021 on Women’s Rights Awareness Quiz Programme is organized by Women Studies Committee, Dr. G Shankar Government Women’s First Grade College & PG Study Centre Ajjarkadu Udupi Karnataka State in the view to raise awareness about the women’s rights and equalities among the society.
In this Quiz contest, you will get questions based on women’s rights and opportunities in the world, and 25 Multiple Choice Questions or Objective-based questions will be there and all questions are compulsory to attempt. Students and Faculties are invited to actively participate in the E-quiz competition. After completion of this quiz contest, E-certificates will be given to the participants who will score 40% and above in their registered mail id.
About Women’s Rights in India
Every day, women are tamed, harassed, abused, raped, and kidnapped in a world where goddesses are idolized.
The Indian government protects Indian women’s rights by keeping an eye on a number of women’s issues.
“Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, once and for all.” – Hillary Clinton
Unfortunately, many of the women do not know their rights.
Here are 12 rights that an Indian woman has in India based on gender equality:
- Equal pay for men and women is a legal requirement.
- When it comes to salary, pay, or earnings, one cannot be discriminated against on the basis of sex, according to the Equal Remuneration Act’s rules.
- Working women have the right to be paid equally to working males.
2. Women have the right to be treated with respect and decency.
Any medical examination process on the accused must be performed by — or in the presence of — another woman if the accused is a woman.
3. Women have a right to be free from workplace harassment.
- The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act allows a woman the ability to make a complaint at her workplace if she is subjected to any form of sexual harassment.
- She has three months to file a written complaint with an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) at a branch office under this act.
4. Women have a legal right to be free from domestic violence.
- Domestic violence (including verbal, economic, emotional, and sexual) by a husband, male live-in partner, or family is prohibited under Section 498 of the Indian Constitution.
- The accused will be sentenced to a term of non-bailable imprisonment of up to three years, as well as a fine.
5. Victims of sexual assault against women have the right to remain anonymous.
- Protests in India against rape.
- A woman who has been sexually attacked may record her statement alone before a district magistrate when the matter is under trial, or in the presence of a female police officer, to ensure that her privacy is respected.
6. Women have the right to free legal representation.
Female rape victims have the right under the Legal Services Authorities Act to get free legal aid or assistance from the Legal Services Authority, which is responsible for finding her a lawyer.
7. Women have the right not to be detained in the middle of the night.
- A woman cannot be arrested after sunset and before daybreak unless there is an extraordinary case on the orders of a first-class magistrate.
- Furthermore, the rule stipulates that a woman can only be interrogated at her home by the police in the company of a female constable and family members or friends.
8. The right to file a virtual complaint exists for women.
- Women can file virtual complaints by e-mail or write a complaint and mail it to a police station from a registered postal address, according to the law.
- In addition, the SHO sent a police officer to her residence to document her complaint.
- If a woman is unable to physically go to a police station and submit a report, this option is available.
9. Women have a right to be free from indecent representation.
It is illegal to depict a woman’s figure (her form or any aspect of her body) in any way that is indecent, disparaging, or likely to deprave, corrupt, or impair public decency or morals.
10. Women have the right to be free of stalking.
If an offender follows a woman, tries to contact her to encourage physical engagement frequently despite a clear indication of disinterest, or monitors a woman’s usage of the internet, email, or any other kind of electronic communication, he or she may face legal action under Section 354D of the IPC.
11. Zero FIR is a right that women have.
The Zero FIR is a type of police report that can be submitted at any police station, regardless of where the incident occurred or what jurisdiction it falls under. The Zero FIR can then be transferred to the police station that has jurisdiction over the matter.
The Supreme Court made this decision to save the victim’s time and prevent a perpetrator from walking free.