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Women's empowerment in india

  1. Made By: Shwetketu Rastogi [email_address]
  5. Health & Nut . Education Water & San. Skills Technology Credit Political Participation Marketing Asset base
  6. 2005-06 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3)
  7. Type of worker Occupational Distribution (%) Women Men Professional 7 7 Sales 4 14 Service 7 5 Production 22 37 Agricultural 59 33 Other 2 4
  8. Women’s report about their own earnings Men’s report about their wife’s earnings Mainly wife Husband & wife jointly Mainly husband Percent
  9. Percent of currently married women Residence Wealth Index Education Age
  10. The majority of women have little freedom of movement. Only one-third go alone to all three destinations: the market, health facility and outside the village or community.

Notes de l'éditeur

  1. The Planning Commission sent instructions to Ministries and States/UT s to draw up a Women’s Component Plan to Identify programmes on women Earmark funds as part of 9 th plan /annual plan proposals The operational strategies outlined in the National Policy for Empowerment of Women 2001 also envisage introduction of a gender perspective in the budgeting process. National Policy for Empowerment of Women 2001 Themes and issues – Judicial legal system, economic empowerment, social empowerment (health, education, science and technology, drinking water and sanitation, protection from violence) women and decision making, girl child A Parliament Committee on Empowerment of Women consisting of 30 Members, 20 to be nominated by the Speaker from amongst Members of Lok Sabha and 10 to be nominated by the Chairman, Rajya Sabha from amongst members of Rajya Sabha was constituted in 1997 for considering the reports of the National Commission for Women to examine the measure taken by the Government to secure women’s equality and to report on the working of welfare programmes for women, etc.
  2. Holistic approach to women’s empowerment: Social (education, health, status in family etc) Economic (asset ownership, share in income, skills, appropriate technology etc) Political (participation in decision making)
  3. Source: Table 8.11