Mer om kvinnornas situation i Indien.

When Will The Good Times (Achhe Din) Come For Women In India?
By Shobha Shukla

While stone statues of the female form (Saraswati, Lakshmi, Durga/Kali) are worshipped in temples and religious rituals, a large number of those made of flesh and blood face violence on the streets and in homes, and
encounter discrimination throughout their lives that begins at (or even before) birth, and continues during childhood, adolescence and adulthood.

Women’s Empowerment: Not A Copy Paste Model
By Dr.Fayaz Ahmad Bhat

There is no denying that the condition of women in West is relatively better than India but not so excellent that we will blindly follow it and become one dimensional. Before following or adopting any model of women empowerment we must understand its positives and negatives as well. The only model of women empowerment which seems suitable to any context is sociological model of development. Which aims inclusive empowerment, in social sphere, economic sphere, and political sphere, moreover empowerment associated with critical thinking and consciousness raising.

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