Indian Women in public life
H.E Mrs. PratibhaPatil President of India
First woman Officer from
Indian police Service
Sanya Mirza- Tennis
Peace keeping in UN mission
Need of empowerment
What makes us different
Pathway of empowerment
Impact of empowerment
What is women empowerment
“women empowerment refers to increasing
the spiritual, political, social or economic
strength of women. It often involves the
empowered developing confidence in their
Why we need empowerment
Lack of unity
Problem related with health
Poverty and Ignorance
The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1886.
The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.
The Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987.
National Commission for Women Act, 1990
Protection from Domestic Violence Bill, 2002
Sexual Harassment of women at the workplace and other
Institutions – Implementation of Guidelines as per Supreme
Holistic approach to Empowerment
Water & San.
India’s picture after empowerment
• In Society –
• In Politics-
» Establishment of Ethics
» Happy environment
» Secured society
» Development of Nation
» Opportunities for all.
In Economic sector
Some positive impacts in Economic sector
The proportion of women in the IT industry constitutes about
20% of total IT work force.
“It is more important to create a general awareness’ and
understanding of the problems of women’s employment in all the
top policy and decision making and executive personnel. There is
also the special problem facing women like the preference for male
children for social and cultural reasons. This will require
awareness, understanding and action. The best way to do so is to
educate the children, orient the teachers, examine the text books
and teaching-aids and ensure that the next generation grows up
with new thinking.”
Ramesh Bhandari- Women right and welfare.
Leela Desai – Feminism and its strategies.
Dr. Patil and Bhadoria- Indian society.
Padma Iyer- Women and social revolution.
Asha Kaushik- Women Empowerment.
Pukhraj jain- Political science
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