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Rights of Women.

1. Right to Equality.

2. Right to particular freedoms.

3. Right against exploitation.

4. Right to freedom of religion

5. Cultural and educational rights.

6. Freedom of speech, assembly, association, movement, residence and profession.

7. Protection of life and personal liberty.

8. Women have equally have the right to an adequate means of livelihood as men.

9. There is equal pay for equal work for both men and women.

10. Equal justice and free legal aid.

11. Police Circular Order 343/2013 regarding Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for investigation of Crime against women.


12. Police Circular Order 338/2013 regarding Prompt investigation and prosecution of crime against women.

13. No women shall be arrested after sun set and before sun rise and where such exceptional circumstances exist, the woman Police officer shall by making a written report, obtain prior permission of the Judicial Magistrate of the first class within whose local jurisdiction the offence is committed or the arrest is to be made.

14. Whenever it is necessary to cause a female arrested to be searched, the search shall be made by another female with strict regard to decency- [vide Section 51 (2) Cr.P.C.].