INDIAN WOMEN :The Darker Side

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INDIAN WOMEN :The Darker Side

  1. 1. INDIAN WOMEN BY: “The Darker Side” BY: PRIYANKA SHANKAR ID:TECH54306
  2. 2. CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN • FEMALE INFANTICIDE: Deliberate killing of new born female children • DISCRIMINATION Lack of access to proper >Education >Healthcare facilities
  3. 3. •SEXUAL HARASSMENT: Bullying or coercion of sexual nature •DOWRY : Parental property distribution to daughter at her marriage Prevalent as a social custom
  4. 4. •DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Includes Physical ,sexual, psychological Or economic violence. •TRAFFICKING: Trade of women for: • Sexual slavery •Forced labour
  5. 5. FACTS SEX RATIO OF INDIA:943
  6. 6. FACTS Female literacy percentage:64.6 Female drop out percentage at secondary education level:47.9 10 million girls are killed in 20 years
  7. 7. FACTS Difference in wages of men and women in some industries:60 % 30% women face workplace discrimination Workforce participation rate for females:25.51%
  8. 8. 8233 women killed in 2012 for dowry. 50 million women missing due to trafficking. 21,397 rape cases occur every year
  9. 9. India :4th most dangerous nation for women 70% women face domestic violence 43.7% of crimes against Women are cases of domestic violence.
  10. 10. •Every minute a crime against women occurs. •Every 23 minute a woman is molested. •Every 34 minute a woman is raped. •Every 42 minute a woman is sexually harassed. •Every 93 minute a woman is burnt to death over dowry.
  11. 11. WHY DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN •Traditional attitude towards women •Patriarchal structure of household •Lack of moral education •Poor and unscientific investigation of crimes against women •Lack of proper awareness among people
  12. 12. What can be the silver lining •Creation of awareness about their rights among women •Elimination of discrimination against girl child by awareness programmes • self protection methods •Reignite India's core values & traditions that respect women by nationwide campaign • Strict enforcement of relevant legal provisions
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