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Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part A (2018)

Understanding the relative relevance of women's empowerment in India

Understanding the relative relevance of women's empowerment in India

Durgavati Patel
The improvement of women's positions in every society is crucial to that society's growth. Unfortunately, the reality of Indian culture is that women continue to face injustice and disrespect in a variety of ways, including inadequate nutrition, a lack of work opportunities, denial or limited access to education, poor health, lack of property rights, increased child labour, and abusive conduct at home, to name a few. When we examine their situation, we can see that it is pitiful. This is due to women's lack of education, overwork, incompetence, malnutrition, powerlessness, and poor health. However, the topic of female empowerment has gained the most attention in the current development debate, as shown by the current development literature. Women's liberation isn't a new thing. It has only recently gained currency in the oriental belt of the globe. The strategy of female empowerment is intended to overcome any barriers that might exist between men and women. During the 1980s and 1990s, researchers and specialists focused on empowerment, which is described as when women band together and assume leadership roles in their workplaces or communities. The 73rd Amendment Act has a provision for women's empowerment that is provided by the state and in which women are given 33 percent (recently 50 percent) of seats in Panchayats and offices. Women's liberation gained traction in the 1980s. It is widely assumed that sexual orientation segregation would dissipate if women carry out their responsibilities and exercises alongside their male partners.
A woman's development encompasses not only financial and political growth, but also domestic improvements. As a result, the paper will concentrate on the role of women in Indian society in order to examine the issue from a national standpoint.
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Durgavati Patel. Understanding the relative relevance of women's empowerment in India. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(5):54-57.
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