• Women in Ancient Civilizations
    role of women in different civilizations, even though on different spectrums of the world, had many similarities and only a few differences. Women in these four civilizations: Greece, Egypt, China, and India faced many of the same hardships, struggles, and prejudices. Some of this treatment of women didn't...
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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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  • 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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  • Poverty, livelihood & Exclusion of Muslim Women
    Poverty, Livelihood And Exclusion Of Muslim Women In India By- Abhiwaqti Trivedi ...
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  • Cedaw Convention
    governments to recommend ways to improve the lives of women. This group is known as the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). • 1949-1962 The CSW develops a number of agreements that protect women’s right to their nationality, and also their rights in politics and marriage. • 1965-1967 The CSW starts...
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  • THE PRECEDENT OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN INDIA IN RELATION TO THE EDUCATION
    THE PRECEDENT OF WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN INDIA IN RELATION TO THE EDUCATION Sanat Kumar Mallick. PhD Scholar, University of Calcutta E-mail—tosanatmallick@gmail.com 9933432876 Abstract: Women empowerment is a debatable matter. At earlier time they were getting equal status with other men. But they...
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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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  • 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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  • Equality in India
    Equality in India Introduction Equality in India is a relatively recent concept as enshrined in our Constitution. The Right to Equality is a Fundamental Right, and our Constitution gives all Indians the right to practice it, irrespective of caste, creed, economic status, race or gender. Ancient Indian...
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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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  • Women in India
    WOMEN IN INDIA The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia. From equal status with men in ancient times through the low points of the medieval period, to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • India: Second Ngo Shadow Report
    India: Second NGO Shadow Report On CEDAW Coordinated by National Alliance of Women (NAWO) Executive Summary The 2nd and 3rd NGO Alternative Report on CEDAW -- INDIA has just been submitted to the UN CEDAW Committee and is coming up for review in January 2007 in New York. Each of the chapters in...
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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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  • 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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  • the position of woman in india
    The constitution of India is the Magna for the women of India. For them, the centuries of slavery are over. Indian womanhood is on the march. They are coming into their own. Today women enjoy equal Status with men. In Vedic times women occupied the highest place in society. They were given all opportunities...
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  • woman
    Women in India have attained greatness through the ages – in political, academic and spiritual spheres. They enjoyed freedom and equal participation in public life in ancient India. In the Rig Veda, women are placed at the highest pedestal – ‘Yatr nariyastu poojayante ramante tatr devah’ or where women...
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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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