Women’s Empowerment in India

Author: Dr. Piyus Raj Prabhat

DOI Link :: https://doi-ds.org/doilink/04.2024-81387593/BIJMRD/Vol -2 / 2 (1)/2024/A16/P.R. Prabhat

Abstract: Empowerment includes control our resource such as physical, human intellectual and financial; and ideology like belief, values ad attitude (Baltiwala, 1994). In 1960, in civil right movement the concept of empowerment is origin. It has since then interpreted differently in different sectors as business, social work, development, discourse, different political agendas, a largely individual process of taking control and responsibility towards one’s life and situation and defining it as a political process of granting human rights and social justice to disadvantage group of people. The concept women’s empowerment come after Feminism movement started in China, 1911. Women’s empowerment means given equal status to women with men. Empowering women towards socio-economically, politically, physically and psychologically develop through increase awareness of their right and duties, higher level of education for them, better health care for them, equal worship of productive resource and increase participations in economic, commercial and political sections, improve standards of living and acquiring self-reliance, self-esteem and self-confidence.

Keywords: Women Empowerment, Empowerment, Education.

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