The status of women has become an important parameter to gauge the level of development and sensitivity in any society. This book is an effort to penetrate the silence that surrounds the lives of Indian women. It offers a perceptive understanding of the trials faced by women of Rajasthan in all the segments of society – tribal, rural and urban. The study is a unique attempt giving a comparative viewpoint of the status of women in all these three segments. It is a comprehensive and holistic examination of all questions relating to rights and status of women. There have been infinite variations of the status of women differing according to the cultural milieu, family structure, caste, class, property rights etc. All these distinctions are significant determinants of variations in her position. This book will appeal to scholars of sociology, anthropology, gender and women’s studies.