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 study deals with gender discrimination in India, its various forms and its causes. Importance of women in development, legislation for women and solution for gender discrimination are also discussed in this paper.
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Date of creation: 07 Oct 2008
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gender discrimination; women’s development; legislation for women; education; employment; economic independence; empowerment; decision making and self confidence;
Other versions of this item:
- Sivakumar, Marimuthu, 2008. "Gender Discrimination and Women's Development in India," MPRA Paper 10901, 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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- NEP-LAB-2008-10-13 (Labour Economics)
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- 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and Growth: Theory and Evidence from India," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers 42, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
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