DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF LIFE WHERE WOMEN ARE DISCRIMINATED

DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF LIFE WHERE WOMEN ARE DISCRIMINATED

  • Literacy rate among the women is 54% as compared to 76% among men.
  • Women are paid less than men, even when both do the same work e.g. in factories, films women are paid less as compare to men
  • On an average an Indian woman works one hour more than an average man every day.
  • The Equal Wages Act provides that equal wages should be paid to equal work.
  • However in almost all areas of work, from sports and cinema, to factories and fields, women are paid less than men, even when both do exactly the same work
  • Proportion of women among highly paid and valued job is small.
  • In India, parents prefer to have sons than girls.
  • They find many ways to have the girl child aborted, before birth.
  • This decline in the sex ratio.
  • The number of girls per thousand boys in our country is 933.
  • There are reports of various kinds of harassment, exploitation and violence both in rural and urban areas.
  • Women are not safe at home even due to harassment and domestic violence
  • Proportion of women has been very low in legislature.
  • In the government, cabinets are largely all-male even when a woman becomes the Chief Minister or the Prime minister.

perception of so called ideal woman

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