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Women Empowerment in Contemporary India

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Dr. Nidhi Mishra, Dr. Lalita K. Sharma

978-93-91708-20-7

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Nitya Publications, Bhopal

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Women account for almost 50 percent of the world’s population, the sustainability of development of whether a country or global economy can be greatly impaired if there is no improvement in the socio-economic status of women relative to men. Women empowerment refers to making women powerful to make them capable of deciding for themselves. Women have suffered a lot through the years at the hands of men. In earlier centuries, they were treated as almost non-existent. As if all the rights belonged to men even something as basic as bodily autonomy. As the times evolved, women realized their power. There on began the revolution for women empowerment. This book is an attempt to analyze the status of women empowerment in India using various indicators like women’s household decision making power, financial autonomy, freedom of movement, political participation, acceptance of unequal gender inequality, exposure to media, access to education, experience of domestic violence etc.
The Book “Women Empowerment in Contemporary India” is a varied and thought provoking book which consists of total 6 sections, 32 Chapters and 43 contributors spanning across the country. The contributors are ranging from Professors, Educators, Lawyers to Research Scholars who have explored varied facets of women empowerment in India. The authors come from various domains such as Literature, Law, Commerce, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Education to Botany and Zoology as well. All the authors have expressed their diverse views on the aforesaid topic, thus enriching the book. The first section is Violence Against Women. Gender-based violence in India is defined as physical, sexual, and psychological harm, which is still a major problem despite numerous policies and programs. In this section, various authors have critically analysed various problem arising out of it such as, Domestic Violence and its accentuation during Covid 19 Pandemic, Economic Drawbacks, IPC Crimes against Women in India, Problems of Senior Citizen Women. .

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