Volume : 5, Issue : 7, JUL 2019

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: HURDLES AND MEASURES

PARTHA ROY

Abstract

Women Empowerment is the vital instrument to expand women’s ability to have resources and to make strategic life choices. Empowerment of women is essentially the process of up liftment of economic, social and political status of women, the traditionally underprivileged ones, in the society. Of prior days’ women were not treated equal to men in many ways. They did not have share in the property of their parents, they had no voting rights, and they had no freedom to choose their work or job and so on. Now that we have come out of those dark days of oppression of women, there is a need for strong movement to fight for the rights of women and to ensure that they get all the rights which men have or in other words a movement for the Empowerment of Women. It is the process of guarding them against all forms of violence. Because, to help women is to help society. The purpose of the paper is to discuss some issues of Women Empowerment, to know about the hurdles to achieving women empowerment, needs for Women Empowerment in modern context, to know the role of education in Women Empowerment, measures for ensuring Women Empowerment and some suggestion for achieving equal human rights of women.

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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT, FREEDOM, STRONG MOVEMENT, SOCIETY, EDUCATION.

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