Dr. Sampada Bhave
HoD, Commerce and Management
Women Empowerment is the process of increasing the social, economic, and political strength of women in society. It is about creating an environment where women can take control of their lives, make decisions and have equal opportunities and rights.
In today’s society, women’s empowerment has become a critical issue due to various factors such as gender discrimination, unequal pay, lack of education, and inadequate representation in decision-making processes. Women have made remarkable progress in breaking the glass ceiling and shattering the gender gap, but there is still a long way to go.
Governments, organizations, and individuals are working towards unleashing the full potential of women and creating a more equitable and just world. The following are some of the ways women empowerment is taking place in today’s society:
1. Education: Getting educated means the power of knowledge and understanding. It not only helps women in breaking free from traditional constraints but also helps them play an active role in decision-making processes.
2. Economic Empowerment: Women’s economic empowerment refers to their ability to gain access to and control over resources and means of production. It includes everything from entrepreneurship, employment, and financial literacy.
3. Leadership: Women empowerment needs women to hold top positions in societies, organizations, and governance sectors. The more women hold positions of power, the more the chances of improving women’s conditions.
4. Advocacy and Policy Reform: Advocating for women’s rights is a critical component of women empowerment. It requires changing policies, laws and creating a conducive environment.
5. Gender Equality: Gender equality is at the core of women empowerment’s fight against gender discrimination and iniquity towards women.
In conclusion, women’s empowerment is an ongoing process and requires the collective effort of all sectors of the society to create a more equitable and just world for all. It is essential to ensure that every person, irrespective of gender, has the opportunity to achieve their potential and live a fulfilling life.
Kalinga Plus is an initiative by Kalinga University, Raipur. The main objective of this to disseminate knowledge and guide students & working professionals.
This platform will guide pre – post university level students.
Pre University Level – IX –XII grade students when they decide streams and choose their career
Post University level – when A student joins corporate & needs to handle the workplace challenges effectively.
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