Equal Rights Of Indian Women Essay

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Article 14 of the Constitution of India stipulates that “the state not deny to any person equality before the law or the equal protection of the laws within the territory of India. Protection prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion race, caste, sex or place of birth.” Therefore this law should imply that all Indian women have and can practice the same rights as men. However these laws, while legally set in stone, are not socially acknowledged much of the time. Evidently, in India, lawfully, women have equal rights to men, but taking into account the amount of rapes, sexual assault crimes, deaths and discrimination they are faced with in India, they are certainly not socially equal. While it’s true that even in the most progressive countries females still have to deal with sexism, , in India and countries around it many men treat women as objects. There are 4 main social castes in India; the Brahmin’s, the Kshatriyas, the Vaishyas and the Shudras. The groups are believed originate from the Hindu God of creation, Brahma, and deeply affect how one is viewed in society. Upper and lower castes…show more content…
Many women limit themselves by stay home and not taking on their own jobs, not driving because their husbands don’t want them to, and not following their aspirations because of what their husbands need. It’s almost implied that it has to be that way in many places. Especially in countries like India and countries in the middle east, it’s socially and physically extremely hard for women to to have a position of power similar to what men do. Even if women do get a good job, or a political position, most men don’t take them seriously and don’t respect them. The disrespect doesn’t just fall in India and the middle east, even American women are subjected to oppression that is now a part of the

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