Inspiring women to live
RIGHTS FOR WOMEN
• The rights
to those of
legal rights .
• Empowerment is
like Education and
of women, and
of female autonomy
such as decision-
and access to
that can be viewed
both as an outcome
and a process.
RIGHTS OF WOMEN
What government has done for women?
Equality before law for women
Not less than one- third of the
total number of offices of
Chairpersons in the Panchayats
at each level to be reserved for
women (Article 243 D (4))
To renounce practices
derogatory to the dignity of
women (Article 51(A) (e))
The State to direct its policy
towards securing for men and
women equally the right for equal
pay for equal work (Article 39(d))
The Crimes Identified Under the Indian
Penal Code (IPC):-
1.Rape (Sec. 376 IPC)
2.Homicide for Dowry, Dowry Deaths or their
attempts (Sec. 302/304-B IPC)
The Crimes identified under the Special
1.Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956
2.Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
3.The Protection of Women from Domestic
Violence Act, 2005
SPECIAL INITIATIVES FOR WOMEN
National Commission for Women
• The objective of the NCW is to represent the rights of women in India and to
provide a voice for their issues and concerns. The subjects of their campaigns
have included dowry, politics, religion, equal representation for women in
jobs, and the exploitation of women for labour.
Reservation for Women in Local Self -Government
• The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Acts passed in 1992 by Parliament ensure
one-third of the total seats for women in all elected offices in local bodies
whether in rural areas or urban areas.
National Plan of Action for the Girl Child (1991-2000)
• The plan of Action is to ensure survival, protection and development of the girl
child with the ultimate objective of building up a better future for the girl child.
National Policy for the Empowerment of Women, 2001
The goal of this policy is to bring about the advancement, development and
empowerment of women.
Steps of the women are stop by the society because
Fear of rapeFemale
Which cases are binding the feet of women?
• Customs influence the way people dress, eat, and in general
behave; they may take on the force of moral or statute
laws.“Many people give and take dowry only because their
parents and ancestors had been practicing it.”
• A lack of public safety: Women generally aren’t protected outside their
homes. The gang rape occurred in public places, and even Indian
• A sluggish court system: Due to poor judiciary system no one has fear of
punishment of their crime.
FEMALE INFANTICIDE & SEX SELECTIVE ABORTIONS
• Son-preference in Hindu cultures is largely based on the fact that men
are better providers, and that sons are required for the proper
performance of funeral rites
• As today’s world demands dowry due to this reason girl child is
consider as the burden by the parents.
• In India most of the families are BPL , to complete the needs of her family a
girl in our country has entered in this field, she has started doing work in
bars , night clubs etc
• Mainly girls are kidnapped and sold at international level at high prices for
prostitution in high societies
• Increased demand of women (i.e. Teenage girls ) on the international level
• Gender-biased social practices has led parents to be persuaded by
traffickers under false pretexts of marriage without dowry.
• Cultural and household stress factors contribute to the prevalence of
• Dowry from the girl side increases the expectations of her in-laws from her
and also the birth of boy child (i.e. Vanashaj ) by her, when these demands
are not fulfilled this results in domestic violence from her in-laws.
What can be done by us?
for gender equality.
Treat all women and men
fairly at work – respect
and support human rights
Ensure the health,
safety and well-being
of all women workers.
• Ensure that all policies are
identifying factors that
impact women and men
differently – and that
corporate culture advances
equality and inclusion.
• Pay equal remuneration,
including benefits, for
work of equal value and
strive to pay a living wage
to all women and men.
• The safety of women while
travelling to and from work and
• Strive to offer health insurance
or other needed services –
including for survivors of
initiatives and advocacy
Measure and publicly
report on progress to
achieve gender equality.
Starting of women
Training a women to
herself in any situation
• Promote and recognize
women’s leadership in, and
contributions to, their
communities and ensure
sufficient representation of
women in any community
• Measure and report on
progress, both internally
and externally, using data
disaggregated by gender.
• This helps the women to
get justice against the
Benefits to society
if women is safe &
WALK TO EQUALITY:-
•By gender equality, we mean equality between women and men, girls and boys in all
aspects of life including education, health, nutrition, access to economic assets and
resources, political opportunity and freedom from coercion and violence.3 To achieve
gender equality, progress must be made across all of these areas.
•Empowerment of woman is very necessary aspect in every field of life as well as in every
aspect of country ….Today the empowerment is the thing which can help house as well as
•Empowerment by itself may not place women on an equal footing with men. The
greatest need of the hour is change of social attitude to women.
•Women empowerment can help in the progress and development of society but the
thing is that for this woman need support of the family and her up coming relations. If
the women will be supported in fulfilling her goals so in this way she can be proved more
useful member of the society.
• National Crime Records Bureau, Crime
in INDIA 2011 statistics
• Ankita R.Brahmbhatt, Dr.Pinakin Sheth
,The role of NGOS in empowering
women-An emperical study of the
selected NGOS of INDIA
• SWAYAM- Ending Violence Against
• Sharon Smee and Jessica Woodroffe ,
Achieving Gender Equality and
Women’s Empowerment in the Post-
2015 Framework (January 2013)
• Darren and Beth Laur, Top 10 Safety
Tips for Women
• UN Population Division, Department of
Economic and Social Affairs,
with support from the UN Population
• Ware.Newaz, Impact of NGO credit
programs on the empowerment of
Rural Women in Bangladesh