Essay on Women Empowerment

Labor force , Feminist economics , Religion

Essay on Women Empowerment

Meetika Srivastava

affiliation not provided to SSRN

October 4, 2009

Gender equality is, first and foremost, a human right. A woman is entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and from fear. Empowering women is also an indispensable tool for advancing development and reducing poverty. Empowered women contribute to the health and productivity of whole families and communities and to improved prospects for the next generation. The importance of gender equality is...
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