The Problem Of Gender Inequality In India

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Introduction The sociological given a definition of gender equality for both men and women to receive equally value and rights without discrimination toward each other (UN Women, n.d.). According to the historical deity Manu in the year 200 BC, “by a young girl, by a young woman, or even by an aged ones, nothing must be done independently, even in her own house. In childhood a female must be subject to her father, in youth to her husband, when her lord is dead to her sons, women must never be independent”(Shastri, 2014). Gender inequality is a serious worldwide issues that view unequal perception of individuals of different genders. This issue mostly occur in India from many year ago up until now. This essay will firstly outline the issue of gender inequality in Indian, secondly, looks into the growing problem of gender inequality, thirdly, suggest some reasonable solutions to it and finally, evaluate the effectiveness of these solutions. Situation Gender inequality referred to women, as society considered that women are inferior and too weak to be involved in the workforce. This is a serious issue in India, as mostly occurs in the countryside where about 88% women stay at home as a housewife and around 48% women participate in workforces compared to over 82% among men, as the men dominant in society (Lal,2014). According to The United Nations Development Programme, India has ranked 132 out of 187 countries for gender inequality (Sell,2013 & Sharma,2015). Indian women may

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