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PPT ON WOMEN EMPOWERMENT, empowerment,india, ppt on women empowerment,women,women empowerment,rights, women rights, powerpoint presentation on women empowerment, women empowerment in India, government policies on women empowerment
By Kushagra Jain
•What is Women Empowerment?
•Why should it be
•Ways to achieve it
•Efforts made to achieve it
Why need of womenWhy need of women
““Women are worshipped as goddess in INDIA,Women are worshipped as goddess in INDIA,
But not given her true position.”But not given her true position.”
The main problemsThe main problems facedfaced by women in past and presentby women in past and present
Gender discriminationGender discrimination
Women educationWomen education
Female infanticideFemale infanticide
Marriage in same caste and child marriageMarriage in same caste and child marriage
Atrocities on women: With their age, they have been raped, kicked,Atrocities on women: With their age, they have been raped, kicked,
killed, subdued & humiliated almost daily.killed, subdued & humiliated almost daily.
And on the top of all isAnd on the top of all is
•The physical, sexual and psychological harm or
suffering to women
•Includes threat of such an act, coercin or arbitrary
deprivation of liberty whether occurring in public or
Why it should be
•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.
•The status of women in India, particularly in rural areas needs to
address the issues of empowering women.
• Leaving a major number of urban and suburban women, the Indian
women are still crying for simple justice. Which is not even allowed to
have been accessed to them.
• Ironically, women have not actively participated in their own
emancipation mainly due to low economic independence.
•With their age, they have been raped, kicked, killed, subdued &
humiliated almost daily.
•About 66% of the female population in rural area is unutilized.
This is mainly due to existing social customs.
•In agriculture & animal care the women contribute 90% of the
total work force.
•Women constitute almost half of the population, perform nearly
2/3rd of its work hours, receive 1/10th of the world’s income & own
less than 1/100th of the world property.
•Among the world’s 900 million illiterate people, women out
number men two to one.
•70% of people living in poverty are women.
•Lower sex ratio i.e. 933.
•The male child perceived as an asset for the landless rural
laborer, a dowry earner for a greedy middle class family and a
simple matter of pride for the mother.
•The existing studies show that the women are relatively less
healthy than men even though, they belong to same class.
They constitute less than 1/7th of the administrators &
managers in developing countries.
•Only 10% seats in world’s parliament & 6% in national
cabinets are held by them.
Threats to them are many…Threats to them are many…
Lack of education,
Low ability to bear risk,
Low need for achievement,
Absence of ambition for the
What are the main problems?
InsIght of a rural womenInsIght of a rural women
It is well known that women and children work in huge numbers inIt is well known that women and children work in huge numbers in
bidi-rolling, agarbatti-rolling, bangle making, weaving, brassware,bidi-rolling, agarbatti-rolling, bangle making, weaving, brassware,
leather, crafts and other industries.leather, crafts and other industries.
Yet, only 3 % of these women are recorded as laborers.Yet, only 3 % of these women are recorded as laborers.
They also suffer from…They also suffer from…
& a lot more…
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 2nd
highest in the
Some Global eye openerS
China: Suicidal rates are higher in case of women
Status of Japanese working women in dilemma
The Deafening Silence: Asian American women in the
whirlpool of depression
Women’s life at risk because of acid attacks in
Some Global eye openerS
•37% women victims of domestic violence: NFH survey
•Almost half of Indian women have not heard of AIDS
•Married women, children most anemic in India
•Women are killed in China to become brides of dead
WAYS TO ACHEIVEWAYS TO ACHEIVE
Self Help GroupsSelf Help Groups
Aangan BadisAangan Badis
Govt SchemesGovt Schemes
Micro FinanceMicro Finance
Self EmploymentSelf Employment