Social life of women
Discrimination in workplace
Violence against women
Lack of consciousness
To empower women.
To ensure maximum wage for rural women
who are involved cottage industries.
To create a good market for their products
To create awareness about the benefit of
using social media to promote their
Eastern and Western
Ideologies of Women
Empowerment and Their
Relevance to Bangladeshi
Mahatma Gandhi’s View on
Equality of Sexes.
Equality of sexes
Women must realize their full status and play
their part as equals of men.
The Dowry System
The dowry system is a product of the caste
system. Young men who demand dowry should
Education for Women
“……… to free her from mental slavery
and to teach her dignity of national
service and the service of humanity.”
Emerson’s Support for Women’s
“If women feel wronged then they are
wronged...I should vote for every
franchise for women.” —Emerson
In 1855, he described the women’s
movement as “no whim, but an organic
He argued that if women were denied
suffrage, they should also not be taxed.
Henry David Thoreau
Thoreau was influenced by Emerson
and supported women’s right to vote.
In Civil Disobedience (1849) Thoreau argues
that it is morally justified to resist unjust laws
peacefully. It inspired suffragist involved in the
struggle for women’s suffrage
Martin Luther King, Jr
While advocating for civil rights, he
was also fighting for the basic
rights of women.
Supported women’s right of birth
control and family planning.
Worked of Planned Parenthood .
New Negro Woman: women poets,
authors and intellectuals, known for their
race conscious writing.
African American women utilized the
movement to express their views on race
and gender relations.
The Black Arts Movement, was initiated by
writer and activist Amiri Baraka.
Black feminism became an important
political statement conveyed by the women
They focus on race and economic status,
sexism, class oppression and racism.
Let’s Recognize Women’s
Women had played vital roles in different political
and literary movements of our country, specially in
Their contribution is mostly neglected.
They are represented as victims.
Their role as freedom fighters in 1971 is not that
OUR WORKING PROCESS
Having remarks & comments
Women from Indigenous group
Free thinkers & progressive
Prof. Manosh Chowdhury
An Anthropologist, who has some remarkable international papers
on women empowerment of Bangladesh.
Prof. Nasim Akter Hossain
A socialist political activist, working with women’s involvement in
working sector and protest or movement.
A leading news personality, working with the challenges of women
empowerment from different views of life.
Outcome and Impact of
Our Social Media