Category Archives: Women

Women Empowerment: Where We Are and Where We Want To Be?

Despite what reports may say, there still exists a wide gap between the goals enunciated in the Constitution, legislation, policies, plans, programmes, and related mechanisms on the one hand and the situational reality of the status of women in India, on the other.
When we talk about empowerment , either of women or of a specific class of people, we essentially have to consider these four spheres – Social empowerment , Political empowerment ,Economical empowerment and Cultural Empowerment.

A Nation Ashamed of Itself!!

By Vishu Mahajan “You can’t clap with one hand, it takes two hands. A decent girl won’t roam around at 9 o’clock at night. A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy. A boy and a girl are not equal. Housework and housekeeping is for girls, not roaming in discos and bars […]
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Manifesto Comparison, General Elections, 2014 (6 of 9): Women

Current Status: Anti-Rape laws were strengthened following the Delhi incident. Women safety remain an issue which is partly a reason for their lag in education, share in workforce etc. Women Reservation Bill could not be passed. This bill reserve seats for women in parliament. Stands of various parties on this issue: Congress: Will pass women’s […]
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