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  • 1. WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
  • 2. DEFINITION “EMPOWERMENT” Empowerment refers to increasing in the spiritual, social, economic strength of individuals and communities. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities.
  • 3. GOALS & OBJECTICES  Creating an environment through positive and social policies for full development of women to enable them to realize their full potential.  Enjoyment of all fundamental and human rights by women on equal basis with men (political, economic, social, cultural and civil).  Equal access to women to health care, quality education at all levels, employment, occupational health and safety, social security.
  • 4.  Strengthening legal systems aimed at elimination of all forms of discrimination against women.  Elimination of discrimination and all forms of violence against women and girl child.  Changing societal attitudes and community practices by active participation and involvement of both men and women.  Building and strengthening partnerships with civil society, particularly women organizations.
  • 5. JUDICIAL LEGAL SYSTEMS  The Indian government has passed various legislations to safeguard constitutional rights to women. The legislative measure include,  The Hindu marriage Act ( 1955 )  The Hindu succession Act( 1956)  Dowry prohibition Act ( 1961)  Medical termination of pregnancy Act(1971)  Equal remuneration Act (1976)  Child marriage restraint Act(1976).  Immoral trafficking ( prevention ) Act. 1986  Pre natal diagnostic technique ( regulation and prevention of measure) Act 1994.
  • 6. ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN.  Poverty Eradication  Micro credit  Women and Agriculture  Women and Industry
  • 7. SOCIAl EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN.  Education.  Health  Nutrition  Drinking water and sanitation.  Rights of the Girl child.
  • 8. POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT  The 73 and 74 rd Amendments( 1993) to the constitution of India provided for reservation of seats in the local bodies of panchayats and municipalities for women.  Another constitutional amendment (84th constitutional amendment Act 1998) reserving 33percentage seats in parliament and state legislatures.
  • 9. LEGISLATION  Strict enforcement of all relevant provisions and speedy redressal of grievances will be ensured.  Measures to prevent and punish sexual harassment at the work place both in organized and unorganized.  Minimum wages Act.  Women's cells in police stations , women police stations and courts to eliminate violence and atrocities against women.  Right information programmes on all aspects of legal rights, human rights and other entitlements of women.
  • 10. WOMEN SELF- HELP GROUPS (SHG s)  SHG members abide the principle of saying NO to child marriages, domestic violence and wasteful expenditures.  SHG hold regular weekly meetings by discussing and sharing broad social, legal, political and economic issues that affect their lives, Women's rights in the case of domestic violence.  The women discuss family planning the number of children they should have and spacing between births.  They should not hesitate to take up difficulties like domestic violence, trafficking of women and children.
  • 11. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION  This will aim at implementation of international obligations/ commitments in all sectors on empowerment of women such as the Convention of Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in1993.  Convention on Rights of the Child.
  • 12.  SUMMARY & CONCLUSION  THEORY APPLICATION  JOURNAL REFERANCE