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Images of Motherhood: The Hindu Code Bill Discourse

Multiple identities of motherhood constituted the core of the discourse surrounding the controversial Hindu Code Bill during 1941-56. In the effort to arrive at a social consensus on family laws for the majority Hindu community in modern India, the discourse in public and legislative spheres brought out the fractured social morality on motherhood in Indian society. The formative phase of family law reforms also played an important role in the social construction of the identity of motherhood.

Role of Women in the UN

Role of Women in the UN Women, Development and the UN: A Sixty Year Quest for Equality and Justice by Devaki Jain; United Nations Intellectual History Project Series, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2005;
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