Women’s Empowerment

June 24, 2022

Women is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Women's empowerment can be defined to promoting women's sense of self-worth, their ability to determine their own choices, and their right to influence social change for themselves and others.

In the developed modern world of today, woman plays a very important and a significant role. A woman these days is not just a mother, a wife, a sister, or a daughter. But she’s an all-rounder and a role model to all men. The men always had all the rights. However, the women didn’t have any of these rights. Now the modern world has moved onto empowering woman and proving her capabilities in every aspect in this competitive world.

Things have been changed and women realized that they too need equal rights. This brought along the revolution by the women demanding their rights. It spread the awareness that gender shouldn’t be the reason for that things go in their favor. From being a mother to being a role model, woman has climbed up the co-operate ladder and has marched ahead in the race along with men, in order to achieve success. Woman also plays a vital role in the physical and mental growth of a child, as a mother and as a spiritual guide.

The society before was of male dominating. Where woman were not given a social status equivalent to men. Women were judged by their beauty, rather than their strength and capabilities. India has worshipped women as goddess even though our society has been male dominating. Most of the Indians were illiterate and the true value was not realized until the late 90s.

Countries all over the world called themselves, ”progressive countries” but every one of them has a history of ill-treating the women.. However, in India, women’s empowerment is still lagging. There is more awareness that needs to be created for the awareness to spread. In this recent times the major issues which we are facing is sexual abuse. Woman in our country undergoes insult and verbal abuse at several places which degrades her sense of dignity and also leaves a scar that she carries throughout her life and at end suffers mentally.

Another big problem that women face is that there’s a lack of education. Women are discouraged from pursuing higher education in the country. Along with that, they are married early. The men dominating the women think that the role of women is limited to work for them. They don’t let these women go, and these women have no freedom.

To stop all the crimes against women it is important that women must be well educated and empowered. They must protect themselves from men. Women must make their mind on faring well in this competitive world along with men. Because without a woman the world is nothing and would not be the same as it is today.

Ending with the quote by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam - “Empowerment of women leads to development of a good family, good society and, ultimately, a good nation.”




By Jevita Freneta Ferrao
Jevita Freneta Ferrao hails from Thokottu, Mangaluru. She has completed Bachelors of Science from St Aloysius College, Autonomous, Mangaluru. And Masters of Science in Mathematics from Mangalore University, Konaje. Currently she’s persuing her first year Bachelors of Education from St Aloysius Institute of Education, Mangaluru.
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Comment on this article

  • Sunil DSouza, Mangalore

    Sun, Jun 26 2022

    Its a very good article written by the young lady. However I was doing some study on how a country like United States ended up with sexually corrupt or provocative sort of place. The answer I received was something like.......way back in the 1950's there was a trend started by some women on empowerment and equality with men. Following this trend a lot of women who were home makers (let us not forget this is also a demanding job) left their families and decided to go on jobs. They had to leave their children and young infants at some place or with some day care and go on jobs. Now the children didnt receive proper affection from mothers and were deprived of love. American homes which were known those days for daily prayers and religious dedication were suddenly finding no place for prayer and God. So much for the trend that in a matter of decades the society gradually changed from a religiously bound society to a luke warm to atheist society all thanks to the working women............Women in a society influence a lot on what the future society can turn into.....Running a home and upbringing the children is a job not lower than running a corporate organization. Its all about how we look at it and respect the women who chose to look after the children rather than going to earn an extra buck.

  • mohan prabhu, mangalore/canada

    Sun, Jun 26 2022

    A good, sensible approach to women's rights. There are, of course, many situations where women play a dominant role, and a few a domineering role. That should be guarded against in an effort to advance women's rights, so that there is equality in rihts and obligations. Equality can sometimes goes only one way - "what is mine is mine; what is yours is ours" goes the reasoning.

  • John Monteiro, Bondel, Mangaluru

    Sat, Jun 25 2022

    well structured and argued article. You will go far. All the best.

  • Jossey Saldanha, Raheja Waterfront

    Sat, Jun 25 2022

    Someone rightly said "Mulgi Shikle, Pragathi Zalee" ...

  • Praveen s, Permannur

    Fri, Jun 24 2022

    Good article.. Keep it up

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