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    Women’s Life in India Women in ancient India were held in high honor, but now many women’s life in India is dangerous and scary. They are often receiving ends in Indian society. They are treated and tortured at every stage. A girl child is in slavery from her early childhood. She is under unbroken watch, first by the parents then her husband and finally her own children. Not only that, she is often condemned to death even before she is born. In ancient India the birth of a girl was lucky, and advent of Goddess of wealth, fine arts. There was no ceremony was without the presence of women. It was like no home with out women. Girls were looked after with care they were given the facilities of education. Remarriage of windows was permitted. But…

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    Fizza and Gaziya’s presentation on violence against women in contemporary India provided an extensive look at the various forms that violence against women take place. These forms included rape, female infanticide, female foeticide, acid throwing, dowry deaths and some forms of sexual violence. In doing so, the group looked at some of the changing perceptions to these forms of violence in India and how these have been reflected in India’s Penal Code through amendments. They also provided many…

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    status-role in society (daughter, wife, homemaker (homemaker), and mother). Women are seen as a financial liability because they don 't carry out the family name. The inability to implement acceptable policies to tackle violence against women is due to the shortage of knowledge on victims rights. In addition, the social stigma created by family members plays an enormous role in her ability or inability to access data. The UNESCO worked inexhaustibly with the central government to implement the…

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    In this essay, I am going to argue that the recent surge in economic growth in India can be attributed in part to the improvement of the status of its female citizens and that further growth will be dependent on continued efforts made towards complete gender empowerment. To support my argument, I will first discuss the role empowered women play in their economies, then I will highlight the role women play in reducing poverty and hunger, and finally I will explain how the condition of women…

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    girls doing domestic tasks more often than boys. This is also holds true in India. Girls grow up learning how to do tasks around the house by following their mothers’ footsteps and doing it as they grow up. In America, toy companies make more cooking, cleaning, and baby doll toys for girls than boys. On the other hand, toy companies make action figures, planes, and cars for boys. It is rarely ever seen or promoted that boys play with “girl” toys or do domestic tasks. By creating this barrier…

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    During the time of The Ramayana India 's society was largely patriarchal and women were expected to be perfect wives that were submissive to their husbands (Trautmann, 88). This idea was especially present among castes that were of a higher class, much like the lives that Rama and Sita were born into. Upon first glance it appear as though Sita is nothing more than a product of her time; a young and naive princess that is all too willing to sacrifice everything for her husband and follow the…

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    Introduction: In Ancient India women had a high place of respect in the society as mentioned in Rig Veda and other scriptures. Many grammarians like Patanjali and Katyayana have suggested that women were educated in the early Vedic Period , volumes can be written about the status of women and their heroic deeds. Owing to social, economic and political changes, the status of women has undergone changes. From 500 B.C., women’s status began to decline . Women in India faced confinement and…

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    to generation. Gender Gender is known as male and female typically referred with social and cultural traits rather than biological. History of Sub-Continent Sub-continent history started from Indus Valley civilization one of the oldest and first civilization of the Sub-continent. In the 13th century Muslims started ruling in the North part of the Indian Sub-Continent. In the 16th century Mughals role started, they rule on most of the part of the India. After their decline in the 18th century…

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    During the 19th century, Indian women and their position within the households was looked upon and described by western world through metaphors like as a bird captured in a cage, shackled in chains etc. Many women’s issues came to light during the mid nineteenth century and reforms were initiated. Though these early reforms were started by men but by the late nineteenth century they were joined in their efforts by their women folks. Since India was under the British rule, the concerns of…

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    In India 21.9% people live below the poverty line. The overall percentage of households availing banking services in India stood at 59 percent in 2011, implying that nearly two-fifths of the population in India still remains unbanked. Micro finance has the ability to empower the poor to create the jobs, to raise incomes and to avail loans without collateral security and minimum documentation. The study put lime light on the role of Kaveri Grameea Bank in providing micro finance through SHGs. …

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