Gender Discrimination and Women's Development in India
AbstractGender is a common term where as gender discrimination is meant only for women, because females are the only victims of gender discrimination. Females are nearly 50 percent of the total population but their representation in public life is very low. Recognizing women's right and believing their ability are essential for women's empowerment and development. This paper deals with gender discrimination in India, its various forms and causes. Importance of women in devleopment, legislation for women and solution for gender discrimination are also discussed in this paper.
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Date of creation: 07 Sep 2008
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gender discrimination; women's development; legislation for women; education; employment; economic independece; empowerment; decision making and self confidence;
Other versions of this item:
- sivakumar, marimuthu, 2008. "Gender Discrimination and Women's Development in India," MPRA Paper 10950, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
- A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
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- Berta Esteve-Volart, 2004. "Gender discrimination and growth: theory and evidence from India," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 6641, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
- Berta Esteve-Volart, 2004. "Gender Discrimination and Growth: Theory and Evidence from India," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics 42, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
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