Women Empowerment Benefits and Necessity
Women Empowerment has become a highly discussed social issue not only in India but also around the Globe. Is the woman’s voice heard or it continues to be neglected even though there have been immense advancement and urbanization of civilization
Women empowerment is not a brand new idea, and much earlier, even before independence, its need was realized. Women Empowerment has become a hot topic for Not only in India but throughout the globe, females have encountered atrocities and have challenged sex inequalities since the start of their history. Many people who were angry at injustice against females in society also endorsed the struggles for women’s empowerment.
Benefits and Necessity of Women Empowerment
i. Unless women are empowered, injustice and gender bias and inequalities cannot be abolished.
ii. Unless women are empowered, they cannot appreciate safety and protection in life
iii. It also offers a safe working atmosphere for them
iv. Empowerment functions as a strong instrument against women’s exploitation and harassment
v. It gives females with legal protection
vi. Unless women are empowered, they cannot create their own identity
vii. Women are a vast part of the population of the world. The global economy will be adversely impacted if they are not employed
viii. In order to create an equitable & progressive society, women must have equal opportunities for job
In order to enhance women’s status, the Government of India has adopted and ratified various schemes, programs, International Conventions and Human Rights Instruments, such as the
i. National Women’s Credit Fund (1993)
ii. The Convention on the Rights of the Child, Food and Nutrition,
iii. Information and Mass Education,
iv. Nairobi Forward-Looking Strategies (1985),
v. Convention on All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1993,
vi. International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD+5),
vii. Mexico Action Plan (1975).
viii. The Panchayati Raj scheme – to empower females at the village level.
Women that made us proud Globally
1. Anshula Kant
Kant, an Indian national has been appointed as its next MD and CFO. Ms. Kant will be the first woman CFO of the World Bank.
Ms. Kant holds an Honors degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College and a post-graduate degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics. She joined as a probationary officer in SBI in 1983 She became a Certificate Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers in 1990. She managed USD 38 Billion of revenues and total assets of USD 500 Billion working as CFO of SBI. She has greatly improved the capital base and focused on the long-term sustainability of SBI within her command.
2. Saina Nehwal
Badminton World Federation Women’s Singles 2015 has ranked No. 1 in the world as the first Indian female to earn a medal at the Olympics for Badminton, Sania Nehwal! And that’s not it
She is the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships and was the first Indian to win a tournament in the Super Series!
Kiran Bedi was born on June 9, 1949, in Amritsar, Punjab. She is an Indian social activist and retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. She was the second of Prakash Peshawariya and Prem Peshawariya’s four daughters. Kiran Bedi took sports, particularly tennis, at a young age and won the Asian Women’s Lawn Tennis Championship.
3. Kalpana Chawla
Kalpana Chawla was an American astronaut of Indian origin (March 17, 1962 -February 1, 2003). She was the first Indian woman astronaut to go into space and. She flew first in 1997. She’s been born in Haryana, Karnal. She graduated from Punjab Elementary School in Aeronautical Engineering. She moved to America in the 1990s and became a naturalized American citizen. She graduated from the University of Texas with a master’s degree in aerospace engineering. She received her doctorate from Colorado University in 1993. At the Ames Research, she started flying with individuals for NASA
4. Mother Teresa
On 27 August 1910, Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhin (Later Mother Teresa) was born in Yugoslavia to Albanian parents. She became a Loreto sister at the age of 18. She came to India in 1928. In Darjeeling, she began her novitiate (a beginner becoming a nun). She became an Indian citizen in 1948. Mother Teresa established nearly 570 homes for the poor, spread across more than 125 countries in both the West and the East. Mother Teresa received countless accolades and titles. These include the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, the Philippines Magsaysay Award, the British Templeton Award, and India’s largest civil award, Bharat Ratna.
5. Arunima Sinha
Arunima Sinha is the first woman mountain climber in the world (and India’s first amputee), who climbed Mt. Everest! She also climbed five of the eight largest peaks in the world.
6. Sania Mirza
From 2003 until her retirement in 2013, Sania Mirza ranked No 1 in women’s tennis doubles and singles. She is also India’s top female tennis player
7. Mary Kom
Born in a bad family in Manipur district of Churachandpur, India, Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte. Her parents were tenant farmers. She used to play many sports, such as hockey, athletics, and football, while at college. When she was inspired by a local boxer Dingko Singh, who won the Gold Medal at the Asian Games, she was interested in boxing. Her first win was in 2000.
After Marriage in 2015. She took a break from boxing. But she didn’t stop there. She became the first Indian woman boxer to win a Gold Medal in the Asian Games in 2014 in South Korea. She was also the first woman boxer to win Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018
8. P V Sandhu
PV Sindhu is the growing star in badminton’s globe! After her success at the London 2012 Olympics, she has already created a niche for herself in the globe of sports. During the China Master Super Series Tournament, she defeated China’s Olympic gold medalist Li Xuerui to reach the semi-finals.
She made it to her Indian Grand Prix Gold Event’s maiden finals where she lost to China’s Yanjiao Jiang. She is India’s national champion and was a Malaysian Open semi-finalist. At the 2017 BWF World Championships, she recently won a silver medal and is the first Indian woman to win the 2017 Korean Open Super Series.
9. Hima Das
Hima Das (born January 9, 2000) is an Indian sprint runner from Assam State, nicknamed the Dhing Express. At the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, she holds the current Indian national record in 400 meters with a timing of 50.79 s.
10. Tessy Thomas
Tessy Thomas is India’s first female researcher to lead a rocket project hence she is known as “Missile Woman Of India” She is the Agni-IV missile project manager in the Organization for Research and Development in Defense.
11. Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu
Skiing through the world’s deserted and coldest regions, mountaineer and outdoor trainer Reena, based in Delhi, together with seven other women, became the first woman to reach the southernmost tip of the word, the South Pole, all in 38 days.
12. Sindhutai Sampakal
Sapkal is 68, but with lively energy and a positive attitude, she is still armed and hazardous. When her abusive husband threw her out of the house when she was pregnant for nine months, she had a heartbreaking beginning. Sapkal was looking for refuge in her mother’s house after giving birth in a cow shelter but was denied.
She discovered how many kids are orphaned, homeless and hungry while begging on the streets. This realization encouraged her to embrace needy kids. She had mothered up to 1,400 orphans throughout her life, earning her the title of “mom of orphans.” While she has won over 500 prizes and gained important media attention, she remains her battle to feed and help kids.
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