Indian society has remain patriarchal since ancient time and women is been considered as subordinate gender. Women have given inferior positions in every sector therefore, they are need to be protected. The Indian constitution provides protection to the women in every necessary sector. Not only the Indian Constitution, there are other statutes too, providing protection too women.
Today's women who are leading their personal and professional lives, have actually travelled a long distance to achieve the same. Women have faced discrimination at every stage and have become victim of many severe crimes. Therefore, even the crimes have been categorized and laws have been enacted as an advancement of protection to them. Lastly, the government has also under taken certain initiatives to safeguard the interest of women.