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women empowerment

  1. 1. women empowerment
  2. 2. WOMEN EMPOWERMENT <ul><li>Women Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social or economic strength of a women. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities. </li></ul>
  3. 3. In simple meaning.. <ul><li>To give certain rights or authority. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>To equip or supply with an ability to women. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why it should be..?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Reflecting into the “Vedas purana” of Indian culture, woman is being worshiped such as LAXMI MAA, goddess of wealth; SARASWATI MAA, for wisdom; DURGA MAA, for power. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 60 % of the Girls are married before the age of 16 Nearly 60% of the married girls bear children before they are 18 125,000 women die from pregnancy and related causes every year Maternal mortality in India is the 2 nd highest in the world
  9. 9. China: Suicidal rates are higher in case of women Women’s life at risk because of acid attacks in Ethiopia
  10. 10. 37% women victims of domestic violence: NFH survey Almost half of Indian women have not heard of AIDS Married women, children most anaemic in India
  11. 11. injustice
  12. 12. low economic independence.
  13. 13. <ul><li>With their age, they have been raped, kicked, killed, subdued & humiliated almost daily. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>About 66% of the female population in rural area is unutilized. This is mainly due to existing social customs. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>In agriculture & animal care the women contribute 90% of the total work force. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>70% of people living in poverty are women. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lower sex ratio i.e. 933.
  18. 18. <ul><li>Due to bad practices like.. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Child marriages
  20. 20. She is just 15 yrs, her son is 18 months old
  21. 22. Dowry system
  22. 24. Sathi system
  23. 25. Gender inequality
  24. 26. The existing studies show that the women are relatively less healthy than men even though, they belong to same class. men women
  25. 27. They constitute less than 1/7 th of the administrators & managers in developing countries.
  26. 28. History <ul><li>It dates back to the 1970s and the beginnings of the international women's movement. </li></ul>
  27. 29. Many women's organizations worldwide set up credit and savings components as a way of both enabling women to increase their incomes and come together to address wider gender issues.
  28. 30. Not only 'reaching women' but 'empowering' them is the second official goal of the Micro credit summit programme.
  29. 31. problems
  30. 32. Lack of education
  31. 33. Financial problem
  32. 34. Family responsibility
  33. 35. Low mobility
  34. 36. Low ability to bear risk
  35. 37. Absence of ambition for the achievement.
  36. 38. Social status men women
  37. 39. how to overcome.?
  38. 40. Education
  39. 41. Self employment
  40. 42. Training
  41. 43. Providing loans
  42. 44. Addressing minimum needs such as nutrition, health, sanitation, housing & education.
  43. 45. Providing saving habit among them.
  44. 46. Efforts
  45. 47. Sarva shiksha abhiyan: the flagship programme of elementary education has special focus on girl child.
  46. 48. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
  47. 49. Pratibha Vikas Vidyalayas
  48. 50. achievements
  49. 51. <ul><li>The rate of literacy has gone up from 39.29% in 1991 to 54.16% in 2001. </li></ul>
  50. 52. Reservations in parliament increased to 33% from 10%
  51. 53. Cabinet approves 50% reservations for women in panchayats .
  52. 54. Reservation for women in bus
  53. 55. Women entrepreneurs are gradually increasing.. sudha murthy lalitha gupte tina ambani kiran mazumdar indira krishnamurthy
  54. 56. Few role models…
  55. 57. Mother Teresa
  56. 58. <ul><li>Founded the Missionaries of Charity and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her humanitarian work. </li></ul>
  57. 59. Sarojini Naidu
  58. 60. <ul><li>Famously known as known as Bharatiya Kokila ( The Nightingale of India ), was a child prodigy , freedom fighter , and poet . </li></ul>
  59. 61. Indira Gandhi
  60. 62. <ul><li>Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi ( 19 November 1917 - October 31 , 1984 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms from 1966 to 1977 and for a fourth term from 1980 until her assassination in 1984. She was India 's first and to date only female prime minister </li></ul>
  61. 63. Kiran Bedi
  62. 65. <ul><li>She broke new ground by joining the élite Indian Police Service in 1972, the first woman in India to do so. </li></ul>
  63. 66. Medha Patkar
  64. 67. <ul><li>She did her M.A. in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). She left her position on the faculty of TISS as well as her unfinished Ph. D. when she became involved in the tribal and peasant agitations in Maharashtra , Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat , which eventually led to the organization of the Narmada Bachao Andolan </li></ul>
  65. 68. Sudha Murty
  66. 69. <ul><li>Sudha Murthy (born Sudha Kulkarni, in Karnataka , India in 1950 ) is an Indian social worker and accomplished author. </li></ul>
  67. 70. Tina Ambani
  68. 71. <ul><li>Tina, in 2002, provided a platform for `Aseema', an NGO engaged in the rehabilitation and education of street children. </li></ul><ul><li>30 street children displayed their talent through innovative works of art and craft. The proceeds from the show went towards helping `Aseema' </li></ul>
  69. 73. <ul><li>Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (born 23 March 1953 in Bangalore ) is an Indian entrepreneur . She is the Chairman & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd. In 2004 , she became India ’s richest woman . </li></ul><ul><li>As Chairperson and Mission Leader of CII's National Task Force on Biotechnology she has led several delegations to USA, Canada, UK, etc. to propel India into the global super league of biotech trailblazers. </li></ul><ul><li>She chairs Karnataka's Vision Group on Biotechnology and also served on the Board of Science Foundation, Ireland. </li></ul>
  70. 74. Alone we are strong
  71. 75. Together we are Unstoppable!!!
  72. 76. Let’s join hands for the bigger cause
  73. 77. <ul><li>Presented by: </li></ul>muralik poornima