Gender Discrimination

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1. ABSTRACT2

2. INTRODUCTION3

3. GENDER DISCRIMINATION4
3.1- Definition
3.2- Scenario

4. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE6
4.1- Pre-Aryan period (B.C.3000 – B.C. 2000)
4.2- Vedic Period (B.C. 2000 – B.C. 600)
4.3- Revolution period (B.C 600 – 300 A.D)
4.4- Puranic Age (300 A.D –1200 A.D)
4.5- Medieval Period (1200 A.D -1757 A.D)
4.6- Period of British rulership (1757 A.D – 1947 A.D)
4.7- Era after independence (After A.D 1947)

5. TYPES OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION9
5.1- Abortion of female foetus with the help of scanning.
5.2- Infanticide.
5.3- Denial of education.
5.4- Denial of health facilities.
5.5- Early marriage, forced marriage, arranged marriage without consent. 5.6- Rape and sexual harassment.
5.7- Dowry.
5.8- Divorce, Destitution.
5.9- Eve teasing.
5.10- Denial of employment.
5.11- No equal pay for equal work.
5.12- No freedom of selection.
5.13- Discrimination in religious affairs.
5.14- Discrimination in policy making.

6. CAUSES OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION10
6.1- Creed.
6.2- Caste.
6.3- Educational backwardness.
6.4- Culture.
6.5- Religious beliefs.
6.6- Family Background.
6.7- Races.
6.8- Beliefs and Customs.
6.9- Unemployment.
6.10- Low income.
6.11- Family specific conditions.
6.12- Society.
6.13- Attitudes.
6.14- Mind set.
6.15- Male dominated society.

7. GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA12
7.1- Context
7.2- Situation

8. SOLUTION FOR GENDER DISCRIMINATION13
8.1- Education
8.2- Employment
8.3- Independence
8.4- Empowerment
8.5- Social awareness

9. CONCLUSION14

10. BIBLIOGRAPHY15

1. Abstract

The topic which is analysed here is very relevant for studying because it encompasses the whole society and gives us very clear picture of modern society at the same time it provides us the opportunity for the betterment of the society in which we are living and contributing, we as the basic constituent of the society must understand about the society and its problems and solutions and for that we must undertake this kind of study. We can expand our knowledge base at the same time with this kind of study and can provide insight for the society. Humans are social animal and they are interdependent on each other for their living and survival. In context of India where diversity is basic and there are societies in the Indian society and every society has her own culture and living norms. In this kind of scenario study is bit difficult but with various factors and traits like historical cultural and familial we can draw some conclusion and on the basis of some assumption we can get very clear picture. This study is not very exhaustive but this can provide useful insight.

2.Introduction
Indian society is a unique example of diversity with various cultures, religions, races, castes, ideologies and ethnic groups beside this, migrant also, they differ each other in cultural practices and custom. And so we can definitely say that India as a country shows unique feature of a society. We are living in a society which is changing rapidly having the basic traits of modern society such as technological advancement, rapid industrialization, globalization, rationalization and fast flow of information. Our society is still in transition because of which we are facing lots of social problem like illiteracy, fanaticism, unemployment, terrorism, child malnutrition, child labour, poverty, linguistic tension, ethnic and racial discrimination, population explosion, corruption, untouchability, naxalism and various other problems. Indian society is very diverse perhaps the most multifaceted than in any other of the world's great civilizations. It is very difficult to make any generalization about Indian society. The complexities of Indian social structure have challenged many scholars from around the world over many decades. The...
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