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It is current prevailing situation in different places of Nepal. People have blind faith on this issue in present context of Nepal because of lack of understandings and education.

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Gender Issue

  1. 1. Presentation onGENDER INEQUALITY Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  2. 2. Major Outlinei. Introductionii. Backgroundiii. Social Beliefsiv. Examplesv. Causesvi. Effectsvii. Solutionsviii. Conclusionix. Recommendation Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  3. 3. Introduction•Gender inequality is the way societies make adistinction between men and women and theirdistribution of rights and power.•“UNESCO believes that all forms ofdiscriminationon the basis of gender are violations of humanrights, and a significant barrier to peace,sustainable development and the achievementof all internationally recognized developmentgoals.” Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  4. 4. Background: Facts and Figures on Gender InequalitiesWomen provide 70% of agricultural support, produceover 90% of food, but are not represented in budgetdeliberations.More than 70% are homemakers in Nepal. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  5. 5. Women comprise only 10 % of the world’s economy interms of asset holding and own less than 1 % of the landand real estate.“May you be the parents of a hundred sons” is acommon Hindu blessings.No female teachers, high mortalityof women and widow problem. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  6. 6. Sunita Basnet from Eastern part of Nepal. Hermother and neighbors suggest, “When you growup you should be soft like a doll. Your husband willdominate and control you so you aren’t allow togo against her in any matter what goes wrong.You cannot go outside without his permission.You shouldn’t burst out in laughter because youare a women.” WHAT THIS SUGGESTION IS TO BE! ..? oOnly to be in under-controlled oOnly to be disciplined oOnly to be in fear oOnly to be facilitator servant OR WHAT? Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  7. 7. Social BeliefsIn Nepal there is still prevalence of evilsocial beliefs.Society believe that giving birth to son is aeasy path to heaven after death.Birth of girl is taken as god curse or lowprestige in society.The birth of son is celebrated but the birth ofa daughter is filled with pains.Sons are to be showered with more love,respect, better food and proper health care. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  8. 8. Boys are encouraged to be tough and outgoingbut girls should to be homebound and shy. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  9. 9. Examples•Early marriage•Domestic violence•Girls/women inhome Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  10. 10. Gender-based violence on the increase i.e.Rape, girls-women trafficking, child labour,domestic violence, etc Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  11. 11. CausesMan dominating behaviourConservative thinking about women as subject to domarriage and perform only domestic worksOld social beliefs and valuesLack of women empowermentFailure of government policy and regulations system Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  12. 12. EffectsWomen high mortality rate caused by domesticviolence, abortions and other improper health care.In some parts of our country due to low girls birthrate, marriage is rare. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  13. 13. Early marriage of girls are in prevalence.Low wage payments to women than tomen. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  14. 14. Girls are lagging behind in social, economic andpolitical sectors.Women are treated as witch or bad omen in under-developed villages of Nepal. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  15. 15. SolutionsWomen empowerment by promoting skillfulprograms, trainings, proper education, etc.Spreading awareness programs in different partsof the country. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  16. 16. Media should and can play major role against oldsocial beliefs and thinking of peopleWomen should raise voice against girl trafficking,girl child labour, sex violence, traditional socialcruelty activities, etc Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  17. 17. Government should preserve equal distribution ofrights and power to women e.g. by authority &financial help Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  18. 18. ConclusionGender inequality is a big social problem to besolved. It has made women difficult to livefreely in family, society & in country. It hasruined life of thousands women. The causesshould be eradicated & equality should bemaintained among male & female. Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
  19. 19. Recommendation We know that man & women are of equal potential & capacity to do any kind of work. Women like Pratibha Patil who became the first women president of India has proved their power to lead the nation. So, we recommend to everyone to Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti treat every man & women with equal priority.
  20. 20. References•Pictures sources from Google SearchEngine•Articles related to Women Conditions•International Websites•Individual views and opinions Copyright©SantoshBayalkoti
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