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Jujhar Singh Brar
What is women empowerment?
Need For It.
Efforts made to achieve it.
WHat is Women's empoWerment?
To give certain rights or authority to
To invest with power, especially legal power
or official authority to women.
To equip or supply them with financial and
Need For WomeN empoWermeNt
Unhappy women means unhappy
Women need to be empowered
because of the responsibilities they
take in society.
They need to be politically
empowered for them to be active in
decision making in whatever issues
that involve their lives.
Lack of education.
Low mobility of labour.
Low ability to bear risk.
Absence of goal-oriented approach
Low socio- economic status.
HeadiNg toWards empoWermeNt
Sarva shiksha abhiyan: the
flagship programme of
elementary education has
special focus on girl child.
residential school for girls.
Reservation for women in
Rashtriya Mahila Kosh
Mahila Samridhi Yojna
(MSY): Oct. 1993
Indira mahila Yojana (IMY):
Given top priority in 1997-98.
Mahila samakhya: being
implemented in about 9000
She was the first Indian
American astronaut and first
Indian woman in space. She
first flew on Space Shuttle
Columbia in 1997 as a mission
specialist and primary robotic
Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is
an Indian-American business
executive and the current
Chairperson and Chief Executive
Officer of PepsiCo, the second
largest food and beverage
business in the world by net
revenue. According to Forbes,
she is consistently ranked among
World's 100 Most Powerful
MC Mary KoM
Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom,
(born 1 March 1983), also known as
MC Mary Kom, or simply Mary Kom,
is an Indian boxer belonging to Kom
tribal community of north-eastern
state of Manipur. She is a five-time
World Boxing champion, and the
only woman boxer to have won a
medal in each one of the six world
PratIbha devIsIngh PatIl
A member of Indian National Congress
and the first woman President of India
from 2007 to 2012. She was sworn in as
the 12th President of India on 25th
July, succeeding Abdul Kalam, after
defeating her rival Bhairon Singh
She was the first woman officer in the
Indian Police Services and held the
post of Director General at the
Bureau of Police Research and
Development before she voluntarily
retired from the IPS in 2007.She was
awarded Ramon Magsaysay award in
1994 for government service.
Amandeep Kaur is the first woman
bouncer. Her job is to keep an eye
on the women guests. She is
Chandigarh's first and only woman
bouncer - a rarity anywhere in
India, but more so in a male-
dominated society like Punjab's.
“When Women move forWard the family
moves, the village moves and the