Contents: Preface. 1. The concept of human rights, its origin, religious and historical development. 2. International documents in the field of women s human rights and their mechanism. 3. Women s rights and their position under the constitution of India. 4. Protective legislation and violation of human rights of women. 5. Human right violation of women in Assam. 6. Role of judiciary with reference to National Human Rights Commission and State Human Rights Commission. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index.