Essay On Women Empowerment

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Looking around, we can find many women working in various fields. So many women from different backgrounds have moved from the four confined walls of their house and moved outside in search of jobs. With feminist wave across the world, women were given rights and freedom. After struggling for years, their demands for equality with men in matters of education, employment, inheritance, marriage, politics etc, were granted in many parts of the world. Now many government and non government agencies have tried to empower women. Acts and schemes have been passed to ensure that women get job opportunity and a chance to express themselves. Some of the schemes are Women Empowerment Mission, Ujjawala Sexual Abuse at work scheme, working women hostel, Millennium Development Goals, Dowry Act etc. What is empowerment? Empowerment is a multi dimensional social process that helps people gain control over their lives. It is a process that fosters power in people for use in their own lives, their communities, and in their society by acting on issues they define as important. Have women been really empowered? Not really. If we go by this…show more content…
My colleague had been working in that company for almost 2 years and was very efficient. But still she wasn’t given an opportunity to do more field work. She had to stay in office and designed the entire wedding but she could not showcase and put her projects in practice. The manager had told me that needed and respected women a lot in their company. I wonder if not letting a woman rise more in her field, not letting her put her own design into practice is a sign of respect or is it an example of false empowerment. By just giving job opportunities to more women does not meet the criteria of women empowerment. Women empowerment is about giving more power to them, to help them rise and acquire an equal space with

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