Very useful link in fact i saved in my bookmark also.
This link said that "This project be gan in 1985 as the result of a U.S. Department of Education grant to create a secondary level classroom resource bibliography about women in World History and Global Studies. The result was Women in the World, a book filled with 432 annotated descripttions of easy to obtain materials and suggested ways to use them."
This link covers all countries laws british, india american etc
Some of the indian quote from the laws of manu
“Women must always be honored and respected by the father, brother, husband and brothers-in-law who desire their own welfare.”
“If the female members live in grief, the family is destroyed. If the female members are happy, the family flourishes in all directions.”