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    Please permit me to offer you a fraternal welcome Since Independence there has been a lot of change, for the better, as regards the status and rights of women in India. Several effective measures have been taken for their advancement and protection. For example, such legislations as Equal Remuneration Act...
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  • Domestic Violence on Women in India
    INTRODUCTION : “Violence against women is a manifestation of historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against women by men and to the prevention of the full advancement of women...” The United Nations Declaration on the Elimination...
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  • Women Empowerment
    Women’s Empowerment Source: www.undp.org UNDP promotes equality between women and men through 'gender mainstreaming.' The organization’s corporate strategy on gender is designed to integrate the promotion of women’s empowerment and equality fully in the organization's core business. This strategy...
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  • Lives of Men and Wemen
    1992-93 figures, only 9.2% of the households in India were female-headed. However, approximately 35% of the households below the poverty line were found to be female-headed.[37] [edit] EducationThough it is gradually rising, the female literacy rate in India is lower than the male literacy rate. Compared...
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  • Bhsf101
    Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Duties MODULE - 2 Aspects of the Constitution of India 7 DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY AND FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES Notes The Constitution of India aims to establish not only political democracy but also socioeconomic justice to the people to...
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  • Women & Education
    WOMEN EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION *Rashmi Joshi ** Laxmi shree mishra WOMEN EMPOWERMENT is a global issue and discussion on women political right are at the fore front of many formal and informal campaigns world wide. The concept of women empowerment was introduced at the international women...
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  • Maternal Mortality
    INTRODUCTION: According to the data received by the Registrar General of India, in 2007 to 2009 the maternal mortality rate in India is 212 per 100,000 live births. The country needs to reduce the maternal mortality rate to less than109 deaths by 2015 to achieve the United Nations-mandated Millennium...
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  • Passage to India
    that Makes up a Women Ms. Boness English(II) P.4 04/05/07 Throughout the majority of time, women have been subordinate to men within many societies. During the Indian Colonial period, women in England began fighting for their right to be equal to the men. While in British India, women did the opposite;...
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  • Role of Indian Women
    Women in India constitute nearly 50% of its population. According to 1991 census, there were 40.6 crores of women as against 43.7 crores of men. Roughly, there are 929 women for every 1000 men. Man considers woman to be frail and weak by nature. She is shorter and delicate compared to the strongly...
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  • Women Empowerment
    and of equal and inalienable rights to all the members of the society. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted and proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 10th December 1948, envisaged in Article 2 that "every one is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this...
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  • Women in India
    The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia.[2][3] From equal status with men in ancient times[4]through the low points of the medieval period,[5] to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful. In...
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  • Human Rights and Food Security of Vulnerable Group
    Human Rights and Food Security of Vulnerable Groups- By Neha Bareth and Sumitra Kumari, B.ALL.B (ivYear) “Hunger is the characteristic of some people not having enough to eat. It is not the feature of there being not enough to eat. While the latter can be cause of the former, it is but of many possible...
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  • Women Education
    education, and women form the vast majority of the 776 million illiterate persons worldwide. The EFA gender equality goal for 2005 was missed by a long shot and we are hardly likely to get there by 2015. Without access to education, these women and girls will never claim their rights and will never...
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  • Status of Women in India
    every individual’s “right to life and dignity”. The rights relating to the weaker & vulnerable sections of Indian society especially women, and more specially the girl child were violated. In India, discriminatory attitudes towards women have existed for generations and affects women over their lives...
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  • Political Participation of Women in India
    in national decisionmaking institutions has important consequences for women and for thelegitimacy of the institutions. Where women constitute half the population in apolitical system which supports equality and where both women and men arelegally eligible for political office, women’s participation...
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  • Hindu Succession Act
    Indian inheritance law & Women in India - if a childless widow dies intestate, everything that belongs to her goes to her in¬ laws, and that includes all the wealth she acquired in her lifetime through her own efforts. However, if a widower dies in a similar fashion, his property will go only to his...
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  • Dr. Amdebkar and Women Empowerment
    AMBEDKAR AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT Introduction “When women move forward, the family moves, the village moves and the nation moves. Those, who will understand, will lay foundation of a great nation.” Indeed, History suggest this as well that western societies which promoted women’s rights, freedom, self-reliance...
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  • Commerce
    Repositioning Women through Cooperatives and Dynamics of Social Inclusion Repositioning Women through Cooperatives and Dynamics of Social Inclusion: An Indian Perspective Bishnu Mohan Dash1 Abstract The term women’s empowerment has always been a subject of discussion among academicians, development...
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  • Human Rights Social Responsibility
    Human rights violations are a major occurrence in many countries throughout the world. Human rights include being free from abuse, assault, and exploitation. Major violations in these countries include human trafficking, exploitation of women and children, discrimination and abuse. The scope of this...
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  • Memeories
    As a woman in India, I find that the society is changing a lot in terms of acceptance of the many roles of women as professionals, as bread-earners in families and as independent thinking individuals. Women have proved themselves as equals in many professions as well as proved themselves even better...
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