The women have realized the crucial role that they need to play in the development of the economy of their country. They have also noticed how important it will be on their side to be self-reliant and not to be too independent of their husbands. Following the introduction of the policy, there are several households in the country that are headed by women. Women have also struggled with their new found sense of independent to participate in the process of rebuilding peace and security in their beloved country. Following the introduction of the provision of the micro-financing loans to the women, more economic development have been recorded in the country.
It’s important to remember our history as American women. The Women’s Reform Movement was crucial in the U.S. because it was a precursor to women being able to vote. Some of the key leaders were Susan B Anthony, Anna Howard Shaw, Carrie Chapman Catt, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Lucy Stone. They used various strategies such as lectures, pamphlets, lobbying for better education, women’s labor unions, speeches, and conventions. Speeches, particularly the one made by Susan B. Anthony, were influential in affecting the way people viewed the rights of women.
However, to attain gender equality, men’s problems of inequality should also be changed as protectors of women from death. In the past, this made sense as men were physically stronger while women were a reproductive force, but with the advance of technology and civilization, men’s muscles and physical advantages became useless because these traits do not make them any more immune to bullets and bombs than women. In consequence of the not-so-recent rise of empowered women in the Western world, the media depicts women as protagonists and grants them more importance in society, as seen in the TV drama The Walking Dead through Negan’s comment “I don’t enjoy killing women. Men? I can waste them all the livelong.” Gender equality must be practiced as it is immoral to have biases based on one’s gender, but it should not be done by increasing women’s rights, as feminists argue – it should be done by lessening the inequality between both
Women used to be understimated and being degraded, but now the women’s right and equality in gender has been fought and women now has much appreciated and respected. In this modern era nowadays, women are still unlikely can be found in government and still being understimated and under represented in most countries. For the last two centuries a lot of progress has been made about this inequality. It can be seen by the increasingly number of women that politically elected to be the heads of state, government, parties, or other politics things, however this tendency is still persistent. Research in 2016 resulting that 22,6% rate of women that participating or contributing in politics or government nationally level parliament.
urban and rural), educational status, social status (e.g. caste and class), and age. Policies on women’s empowerment exist at the national, state and local (Panchayatiraj) levels in many sectors, including health, education, economic opportunities, gender-based violence, and political participation. Women in a tribal society play a vital role in their social, cultural, economic and religious ways of life and are considered as an economic asset in their society. But they are still lagging far behind in the different walks of life like education, employment, good health and economic empowerment etc.
Gender Discrimination: It is one of the major factors which influence women empowerment of our country. The ratio between male and female has been reduced to a great extent. The traditional belief of male child is the successor of the family is an asset and the female child is meant for other family and is a liability. This mentality affects the women empowerment situation in our country. 2.
The term "women's rights" and the set of practices that are attached to its use are the endlessly developing product of an international movement to improve upon the status of women. In the 1980s and 1990s, women's movements all over the world formed networks and organizations to give greater clarity to both the problems that women face every day and to the position of women's experiences in economic, social, political, cultural and environmental issues. The concept of women's rights rest its attainment and the development of its use to the fact that it is at the same time prosaic and revolutionary. On the one hand, the idea of women's rights makes common sense. It declares, rather simply, that as human beings women have human rights.
Kabeer (2000) has captured the meaning of the term in a complete way, defining empowerment as the “expansion in people’s ability to make strategic life choices in context where this ability was denied to them.” Also, empowerment is the process of change and women themselves must become the agents of that change. Kabeer explains the concepts in the terms of 3 components- “Resource”, “Agency” and “Achievement”. “Resources” refer to the factors that can propel the process of empowerment. Agency stands for the ability to make “strategic life choices”, strategic choices being the situations which most impact the daily lives of women. “Achievements”
Due to the rise of Feminist idea, there has been a tremendous improvement in women’s status in the World. Women’s education in India has been a major concern of both the government and civil society as educated women can play a very important role in the development in the society. Women power is crucial to the economic growth of any country. In India, this is yet to meet the requirements despite reforms. Jawaharlal Nehru said, “If you educate a man you educate an individual, however, if you educate a woman you educate a whole family.
Specific strategies involve increasing women participation in economic, social and political decision making processes as well as their access to business opportunities, health and education services, housing and justice. However for these goals to be achieved ever, women owned enterprises growth is fundamental. In this respect, the government has made specific allocation of funds to the MSE sector with special consideration to the Gender (Women), youth and vulnerable groups. The jua kali sector has also been considered, Medium Term Plan (MTP) report 2008 – 2012). Numerous interventions have been put in place by several stakeholders, a culture and environment favorable to