Importance Of Women Empowerment

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It is impossible to think the welfare of world unless the condition of women is improved. It is impossible for a bird to fly with only one wing”- Swami Vivekananda
‘Women empowerment’ a term that the people of this generation have been accustomed to listening. If one is asked about women empowerment, the answer is always the same, the same old line, ‘to give rights to women’. We never tend to understand that women empowerment is not just about giving rights to women. It is much more than that. Women empowerment is about providing women with the respect they deserve, and have been denied since centuries, it is about providing them with education, equal opportunities, equal pay and many more things which they have only dreamt of till the recent past. Now we are beginning to witness a revolution, women are getting what they deserved and their constant advancement in every field are evidences good enough to proof that, if given an opportunity they can attain great heights and conquer what has never been conquered.
In ancient India women were considered as mere dolls, confined to the fore corner of house, caught up in trivial duties. Women were no more than any other useful household item and their home was the only world for them. Women did not have any identity of their own, before marriage they were known by their father’s name and after marriage by their husband’s name. They were always bound by responsibilities and cruel practices such as Sati. It was considered a grave

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