Regional Preparatory Conference for the World
Conference of the UN Decade for Women
November 5–9, 1979
Ministry of Social Welfare
Government of India
Both Houses of Indian Parliament passed resolutions in 1975 urging upon the Prime Minister “to initiate a comprehensive programme of specific legislative and administrative measures aimed at removing, as far as possible, the economic and social injustices, disabilities and discriminations to which Indian women continue to be subjected.”
A National Plan of Action for women, based on the guidelines contained in the World Plan of Action, the recommendations of the Mexico ...