Constitutional Rights of Women

<p class="rtejustify"><strong>Article 25 (1) and (2)</strong><br />
25 (1) declares all citizens to be equal before law and entitled to equal protection of law and<br />
25 (2) states that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of sex alone.</p>

<p class="rtejustify"><strong>Article 25 (3)</strong><br />
Allows the State to create special laws and rules for specific issues facing women and children, which are being ignored.</p>

<p class="rtejustify"><strong>Article 34</strong><br />
Ensures full participation of women in all spheres of national life.</p>

<p class="rtejustify"><strong>18th Amendment</strong><br />
Devolves most social issues to provinces and gives them responsibility for legislation and initiatives regarding those women’s rights issues that fall within the purview of provinces. 18th Amendment has increased resources to provinces to work on women's empowerment.</p>

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