Status of Women Lawyers with Their Rights - a Study of Surat City

Monday, 11 July 2016: 11:25
Location: Hörsaal BIG 2 (Main Building)
Oral Presentation
Ramani HETAL, Sociology Department, department of law, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University ,Surat, Gujarat, India, India
The present paper makes an attempt to analyse the Indian constitutional provisions, legislative strenghts for the women. Paper also focus on the status in the society and applicability of rights among the women lawyers in terms of their education, caste, sex, age, place of birth, type of schooling, parental background, reasons for entering into the legal profession and reasons for leaving the legal profession evenafter became laywer. In pre-globalization era, the legal profession was dominated by the male lawyers largely drawn from urban and upper caste background  and hard to practice for women lawyers . However, with the process of globalization it  has been transforming. The organization of court work has also been changing. The women lawyers are entering more and more in the organization of their work and making contact with their clients through new information and communication technologies and advance access system  ; easy access equipment, mobile phone, e-mail. Use of modern techonology, computer and internet has been significantly increased. The study hints that now the society for women of the Surat city is becoming more and more inclusive in the context of the women lawyers.