It has seemed to me worth while to show from the history of civilization just what war has done and has not done for the welfare of mankind.
There should be no discrimination between men and woman. Women should now there fundamental and social rights which they get once they born. There should be respect and dignity towards Women. Have total independences of their own life and lifestyle inside the home and also outside at their work.
They should make their decisionby their own choice. They should have a high social respect in society. They have equal rights in society and other judicial works.
They should not be discriminated while providing any type of education. They should select their own economic and financial choices by their own.
There should not be any discrimination between woman and man while giving jobs and employment.
They should have safe and secured Working location with proper privacy. Many evil and masculine forces still prevail in the modern Indian society that resists the forward march of its women folk.
It is ironical that a country, which has recently acclaimed the status of the first Asian country to accomplish its Mars mission in the maiden attempt, is positioned at the 29th rank among countries across the globe on the basis of Gender Inequality Index.
There has been amelioration in the position of women, but their true empowerment is still awaited. Thus, in order to achieve the status of a developed country, India needs to transform its colossal women force into an effective human resource and this is possible only through the empowerment of women.
Empowering women to participate fully in economic life across all sectors is essential to building stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability, and improve the quality of life for women, men, families, and communities.
What is women empowerment? Women empowerment means emancipation of women from the vicious grips of social, economical, political, caste and gender-based discrimination.
It means granting women the freedom to make life choices. In this regard, there are various facets of women empowerment, such as given hereunder: A woman is a being with senses, imagination and thoughts; she should be able to express them freely.
Individual empowerment means to have the self-confidence to articulate and assert the power to negotiate and decide. Gender equality implies a society in which women and men enjoy the same opportunities, outcomes, rights and obligations in all spheres of life. It means making women aware of their rights and developing a confidence to claim them.
Economic and occupational empowerment It implies a better quality of material life through sustainable livelihoods owned and managed by women.
It means reducing their financial dependence on their male counterparts by making them a significant part of the human resource. It means addressing the gaps between what the law prescribes and what actually occurs.
Political Women EmpowermentIt means the existence of a political system favoring the participation in and control by the women of the political decision-making process and in governance.
The position of Women in India: The position enjoyed by women in the Rig- Vedic period deteriorated in the later Vedic civilization. Women were denied the right to education and widow remarriage.
They were denied the right to inheritance and ownership of property. Many social evils like child marriage and dowry system surfaced and started to engulf women.
During Gupta period, the status of women immensely deteriorated. Dowry became an institution and Sati Pratha became prominent. Their efforts led to the abolition of Sati and formulation of the Widow Remarriage Act.
Later, stalwarts like Mahatma Gandhi and Pt. Nehru advocated women rights. As a result of their concentrated efforts, the status of women in social, economic and political life began to elevate in the Indian society.
Based on the ideas championed by our founding fathers for women empowerment, many social, economic and political provisions were incorporated in the Indian Constitution.Paul Kingsnorth is a writer and poet living in Cumbria, England.
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