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Gender discrimination india ppt

  1. 1. JOURNEY FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE WOMEN DEVLOPMENT CELL GLS INSTITUTE OF COMMERECE WELCOMES YOU ALL FOR A PRESENTATION
  2. 2. FLOW OF PRESENTATION <ul><li>ABORTION </li></ul><ul><li>FEMALE INFANTICIDE </li></ul><ul><li>DUDHPITI </li></ul><ul><li>CHILD LABOR </li></ul><ul><li>CHILD MARRIAGE </li></ul><ul><li>TRAFFICKING </li></ul><ul><li>DOWRY </li></ul><ul><li>DOMESTIC VIOLENCE </li></ul><ul><li>PURDAH SYSTEM </li></ul><ul><li>WIDOW EXPLOITATION </li></ul><ul><li>SATI SYSTEM </li></ul>
  3. 3. THE BIG REASON……. <ul><li>An age old ‘Patriarchal Society’ in India </li></ul><ul><li>Property Rights Only For Sons </li></ul><ul><li>Son as the status symbol </li></ul><ul><li>Baap ko kandha dene wala </li></ul><ul><li>Ladki paraye ghar ka dhan </li></ul><ul><li>Ladki ghar ki Ejjat </li></ul>
  4. 4. Some questions ??? <ul><li>Why only Sita had to give Agni Pariksha and not Lord Rama? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do only the sisters, daughters, mothers and the wives have to do fasting for the good of their fellow men and not the other way round? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does the Dulha walk ahead of Dulhan during marriage phera? </li></ul><ul><li>Why can’t boys bring dowry like the girls do? </li></ul><ul><li>Why can’t a girl inherit the property of her father? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Think of the world without women <ul><li>Sex ratio decline in India </li></ul><ul><li>Correlation between development and sex ratio </li></ul><ul><li>78% of labour force in agriculture is women folk </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 100% kitchen work, child care and household work is taken care of exclusively by women. </li></ul>
  6. 6. So … <ul><li>Historical, </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Religious </li></ul><ul><li>Economic </li></ul><ul><li>Causes of gender discrimination, exploitation of women both at home and work place, all kinds of injustice against women etc. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Abortion: the ultimate exploitation of women......... <ul><li>49% of pregnancies among american women are unintended; 1/2 of these are terminated by abortion. </li></ul><ul><li>Each year, 2 out of every 100 women aged 15-44 have an abortion; 47% of them have had at least one previous abortion and 55% have had a previous birth. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>In China and India, some women choose to terminate their pregnancies when expecting daughters but carry their pregnancies to term when expecting sons. </li></ul>FEMALE INFANTICIDE
  9. 9. <ul><li>A System Followed In Olden Times Where A Girl Child Was Killed By Drowning Her In Milk…… </li></ul>DUDHPITI SYSTEM
  10. 10. DUDHPITI SYSTEM <ul><li>A System Followed In Olden Times Where A Girl Child Was Killed By Drowning Her In Milk…… </li></ul>
  11. 11. CHILD LABOUR <ul><li>A 9-year-old girl toils under the hot sun, making bricks from morning to night, seven days a week. She was trafficked with her entire family from Bihar, one of the poorest and most underdeveloped state.. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Children like this young girl are prized in the carpet industry for their small, fast fingers. Defenseless, they do what they're told, toiling in cramped, dark, airless village huts from sunrise until well into the night…. </li></ul>
  13. 13. TRAFFICKING <ul><li>The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act was passed in 1956 [34] . However many cases of trafficking of young girls and women have been reported. These women are either forced into prostitution, domestic work or child labor . </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The women and girls used in prostitution may be exploited 10 to 40 times a night, sometimes keeping as little as 20 rupees (less than 50 cents) per encounter.. .….. </li></ul>
  15. 15. CHILD MARRIAGE <ul><li>Earlier, child marriages were highly prevalent in India. The young girls would live with their parents till they reached puberty. They Were Married To The Person Much Elder To Them……. </li></ul>
  16. 16. DOWRY SYSTEM <ul><li>Dowry Is The Money Given In The Form Of Shelter To Bride At The Time Of Marriage So That She Is Well Maintained By The Bride Groom………… </li></ul><ul><li>And Those Who Fail To Pay Dowry Either Daughters Are ill Treated And They Finally Commit Sucide </li></ul>
  17. 17. DOWRY SYSTEM
  18. 18. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  19. 19. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  20. 23. PURDAH SYSTEM <ul><li>Purdah is the practice of requiring women to cover their bodies so as to cover their skin and conceal their form. It signifies, apart from wearing a veil, restrictions on mobility of women, curtailment of their right to interact freely and it is a symbol of subordination of women. Now, it is a declining tradition in India, practiced mostly by Muslims. </li></ul>
  21. 24. WIDOW EXPLOITATION Widows Are Still ill Treated .They Are Condemned To A Life Of Great Agony Shaving Their Heads ,Living In Isolation, Shunned From The Society.
  22. 25. SATI SYSTEM <ul><li>Sati is an old, largely defunct custom, in which the widow was immolated alive on her husband's funeral pyre. </li></ul>
  23. 26. ORGANISATIONS WORKING FOR UPLIFTMENT OF WOMEN <ul><li>SEWA </li></ul><ul><li>WING OF RESARCH IN LOCAL DEVLOPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN HOPE FOUNDATION </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN WELFARE SOCIETY </li></ul><ul><li>JEEVAN JYOTHI </li></ul><ul><li>MAHILA </li></ul><ul><li>MANAV KALYAN SANSTHAN </li></ul>A RAY OF HOPE FOR WOMEN…….....
  24. 27. P REPARED B Y:- <ul><li>SEEMA SADNANI </li></ul><ul><li>ISHITA SHIVHARE </li></ul><ul><li>NUPUR SURTI </li></ul><ul><li>LULUA POONAWALA </li></ul><ul><li>MAURVI SHAH </li></ul><ul><li>SNEHA SHAH </li></ul>S O……. LET’S CONTRIBUTE SOMETHNG FOR THE UPLIFTMENT OF WOMEN TO BRING A RAY OF HAPPINESS IN THEIR LIFE
  25. 28. <ul><li>Thanks </li></ul>

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