International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 7, Issue 2, Part D (2021)
Rural elected women representatives: Major issues and challenges: A study
Women constitute half of the population. Issue of political empowerment of women has attracted global attention. The United Nations (UN) adopted Convention on the Political Rights of Women in 1952. UN has organized four World Conferences on Women. Fourth was held in Beijing in 1995 and it declared that women’s equal participation in decision making is not only a demand for simple justice or democracy but can also be seen as a necessary condition for women’s interests to be taken into account. It also affirmed that women should have at least a 30% share of decision making positions. This paper tries to explain the Rural Elected Women Representatives: Major Issues and Challenges.
How to cite this article:
Dr. BVV Bala Krishna. Rural elected women representatives: Major issues and challenges: A study. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(2):214-217.