Women in Society

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  • Topic: Civilization, Society, Good governance
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Women in the present day society –wives and mothers and working women- are ready to accept an inferior position in the family, society and polity. They are striving for the removal of all laws, regulations, conventions and customs that deprive them in any way of their inherent right to the advantages, responsibilities and opportunities that society offers to any one section of the population. Only they know the bitterness of children taken to lawless ways, of  daughter becoming unmarried mothers  whilst still at school, of boys and girls growing up without education, training or jobs at a living wage. Women's should be given all the rights that they deserve.

The level of civilization that any society has reached can be measured by the degree of freedom, respect and role given to the women. In fact, the status of women is a test of civilization. In ancient times, the Indian civilization is known  to be advance and prosperous among the nations of the world, as the women were given a respectable status and position in the society. They were in the forefront and actively participant in the social and economic life of the county. Then followed the deterioration. Because of the falling kingdoms towards the end of the 10th century and increasing invasion from across the Himalayas, the women were relegated to the four walls of the house. Their status was reduced to a lower level and were treated inferior to men. Due to this, the social and economic situation of the nation also deteriorated. Women in Today’s Society

Women in the present day society –wives, mothers and working women- are not ready, to accept an inferior position in the family, society and polity. They are striving for the removal of all laws, regulations, conventions and customs that discriminate against them  and deprive them in any way of their inherent right to the advantages, responsibilities and opportunities that society offers to any section of the population. However, they have realized that they...
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