Before knowing about ‘Women’s Empowerment, we should understand what we understand by ‘Empowerment’. ‘Empowerment’ refers to the ability of a person which gives her the ability in which she can take all the decisions related to her life on her own. In women empowerment also we are talking about the same potential where women are free from all the shackles of family and society and are the makers of their own decisions.
The famous sentence said by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru “to wake up people”, it is necessary for women to be awake. Once she takes her step, the family moves forward, the village moves forward and the nation moves towards development. In India, to empower women, first of all, it is necessary to kill all those monstrous thinking that kill their rights and values in a society like a dowry system, illiteracy, sexual violence, inequality, feticide, domestic violence against women, rape, Prostitution, human trafficking and so on.
Gender discrimination brings cultural, social, economic, and educational differences in the nation which pushes the country backward. Empowering women to ensure the right to equality mentioned in the Constitution of India is the most effective way to eradicate such evils. Prioritizing gender equality has led to women’s empowerment across India. To achieve the high goal of women’s empowerment, it should be propagated and disseminated in every family since childhood. It is necessary that women should be strong physically, mentally, and socially.
Prioritizing gender equality has led to women’s empowerment across India. To achieve the high goal of women’s empowerment, it should be propagated and disseminated in every family since childhood. It is necessary that women should be strong physically, mentally, and socially. Since a good education can start at home from childhood, a healthy family is needed for the upliftment of women which is essential for the all-round development of the nation. Even today in many backward areas there is a trend of early marriage and childbirth due to illiteracy, insecurity, and poverty of the parents. To strengthen women, the government is taking many steps to prevent abuse, gender discrimination, social isolation, and violence against women.
For a proper solution to the problems of women, it is very important to pass the Women’s Reservation Bill-108th Constitutional Amendment, which ensures 33% participation of women in Parliament. In other areas also, some percentage of seats have been reserved to make women active participants.
For the real development of women, the government will have to go to the backward rural areas and make the women there aware of the facilities and their rights from the government so that their future can be better. To make the dream of women’s empowerment come true, there is a need to publicize the importance of girls and their education.