How does a society gain if more and more women are employed as decision makers?Views: 1276
How does a society gain if more and more women are employed as decision makers?
The role of the women in the development of society is of utmost importance. Infact, it is the only thing that determines whether a society is strong and harmonious, or otherwise. Women are the backbone of the society.
As correctly quoted by a famous sociologist Karl Marx, “Anybody who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without the feminine fermant.
If we look into the past, each and every phase is showing a role played by a women in the development of the society whether it is Rani Lakshmi Bai, who played a tremendous role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and became a symbol of resistance to the British Raj fir Indian Nationalist or it is Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, who was the first and, to date, the only lady Prime Minister of India. Kiran Bedi, who was our first lady Indian Police Service Officer was no more less than anyone else nor Neerja Bhanot , who saved passengers on Pan AM Flight 73 which has been hijacked by terrorists was inferior to anyone.
These women showed society their importance in their own way and became an important figure of the Nation to remember today. Women are more prone to work today and can come up as a good influencer, leader, decision maker.
This proofs that empowerment of women as a decision makers lead to development of a good society and ultimately a good Nation.
But, one of the major hindrance existing even today is the non-acceptance of women as superior and a decision makers in the so called Patriarchal Society. “ A weapon men use against women is the refusal to take them seriously.”
Till today, as per the sources, Gender Based Violence (GBV) is a global health, human rights and development issue that transcends geography, class, culture, age, race and religion to affect every community and country in every corner of the world.
Some of India's slowest scores on indicators include the proportion of seats held by women in National Parliaments, on seats held by women in Supreme Court (4%), India has a score of 18.2. Just 8% of the world’s population of girls and women live in countries that received a “Good” gender quality score (80-89) and ni country achieved an “excellent” overall score of 90 or above.
As said by Brigham Young (an American Leader) “ If you educate a women, you educate a Nation.” Women should get an equal opportunity and should be given an equal chance and status as compared to a man.
There are various steps taken by the Government to come above all these hindrances, which include various schemes like One Step Centre Scheme popularly known as Sakhi, Indira Gandhi Matritva Shahyog Yojna etc.
Economic freedom is very important for women empowerment. They must be partners in economic development also because women are very good at adapting to latest technology. As said by our Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, “ we should link women and technology upgradation.