Manthan Topic: Walk to equality-ensuring
safety and empowerment to women…!!!
“ Women should be treated as a human being not
a toy or a medium of entertainment…… ”
1 –UJJWAL DEEP (Coordinator)
2 –JUHI SHARMA
3 –VISHNU PATHAK
4 –JUHI CHAWLA
5 –SAHIL SINGLA
WALK TO EQUALITY:ENSURING SAFETY AND
EMPOWERMENT TO WOMEN
• WHAT IS IT??
• Refers to increasing
the political, social,
economic strength of
• enhances the
confidence , self-
belief and self-
REASONS FOR DECLINING CONDITION
OF WOMEN IN INDIA
1 in 10 married women have experienced
sexual violence at the hands of their husband.
2 in 5 women have experienced physical or
sexual violence, reported having injured.
Nearly half (46%) of married women with no
education have experienced spousal.
4 million rapes & assaults are there because of
Only 2% of abused women have ever sought
help from the police.
Only 1% of married women have ever
initiated violence against their husband.
• Acc. to census 2011,sex
ratio has dropped to an
alarming number of 914
females per 1000 males.
• United nations says an
estimated 2000 unborn
girls are illegally aborted.
Domestic violence data
Physical or Sexual
HEALING THE SITUATION OF WOMEN:
ASPIRING A BETTER INDIA
Girls should be acquainted about their rights & self
This should be included in the curriculum of each college & school as a
separate subject. Regular training programs should be conducted to train girls
to save themselves.
Programs like giving extra facilities like paying for books ,uniform in secondary and
scholarships to those who want to pursue higher education should be implemented in every
state. These attracts the attention of crowd to send girls out for education.
Education increases women level of health awareness
and also improves her standard of living.
LETS HAVE A GLANCE
• In 2011,source reported the presence
of 3.5 million sex workers in India.
• 35.47% of them entering the trade
before the age of 18 years.
• Mumbai & kolkata have the country's
largest sex industry with 100,000 sex
workers in each.
• Mumbai has asia's second biggest red
light area, Kamathipuram.
• With more than 24,000
reported cases in 2011, rape
registered a 9.2% rise over the
• More than half(54.7%) of the
victims were aged between 18-
• Police records from 2011
show kidnappings and
abductions of women were up
19.4% ,molestation by 5.8% in
Women being killed in disputes over dowry
payments has increased by 2.7%,torture by
5.4%,molestation by 5.8% and trafficking by an
alarming 122% over the last two years.
Statistics shows that many women die during
pregnancy due to low mortality rate and
inadequate health facilities.
Women illiteracy: An upcoming challenge
According to census
2011, illiteracy of
women was 65.46%
Its said “mother is the
first teacher”, then
without women how
can india aspire to
achieve education for
So every women
should be educated to
have a society in
which everyone is
disciplined , educated
Taking the case of december,2012 in Delhi the
main accused was a juvenile and in most
certainly going to be punished the least because
he was just short of completing his 18 years. This
has broken the hope of crore's of people
expecting a fair justice. These flaws in laws
should be amended & inforced as much as
possible to make society a healthy place to live
Unfair hiring processes- Many cases of
casting couch & similar cases are coming in
view that degrades the environment of
working places & no action has been taken
PROVIDING SECURITY AND OPPORTUNITIES:
Giving a sense of security to women
by providing only women aboggies in
train with proper arrangement of lady
Giving reservations to women in
all fields like parliament,
universities etc so that there can be
equal participation by both sexes
as per the population. In
panchayati raj, there are 50% seats
reserved for women in some
More governmental as well as
organisations should be
established to work in all areas
specially those having low sex
ratio & low literacy rate.
Regular programs should be there to enlighten the
parents to send their daughters for attaining higher
education as they do for their son and avoid early
marriage. This will give ample opportunities for girls
to be something in their life as an individual.
Law providing equal wages for all
should be enforced properly so that the
women working for same hours as men
should be paid to same level.
Lack of funds in sports. So, funds
and opportunities should be
provided to girls to participate in
sports and other extra curriculars.
There should be a special cell
appointed for encouraging
The Janta Party Government in Karnataka in 1991 passed a Bill to implement 25%
reservation for women in local elections. This spurred a national debate on the issue
of reservation for women in several other states.
The representation of women in the Lok Sabha has basically remained stagnant.It
reached a “high” of 8% in 1984. This figure went up by a mere 0.2% in 20004. This
despite the fact that all major national parties in recent years have declared through
their manifestos that they would implement a 33% reservation for women in all
One – third of all seats in Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies shall be
reserved for women.
Karnataka tops the Country in the represetation of the women in the Panchayati Raj
institutions with women winning 43.7% of the seats in gram panchayats and 36.4%
in Zilla Parishad.
• Women security bill-1,000
• Gender funding-97,134
• Child funding(2013-14)-
• Additional share-200 crores.
• Minority classes-3,511
• Women security bill-2000
• Hospitality maintenance-
additional 1,000 crores.
• More emphasis on primary
education-additional 500 crores.
• Night school classes for village
women –additional 300 crores.
• Special seminars and
additional 250 crores.
Structure of fundingWomensecurity(2000cr.)
Special lady gaurds-approx 50,000-
@ 5 lacs/annum(250cr,)
Special transport service for
women-new trains & buses..1000cr
Hospitality(30,000 doctors & 20000
staff@7&3lacs/annum) & regular
check posts(50,000 special
special teachers &clerks.
Women night class programme
Seminars and provoking rallies
expenses @250 cr.