Volume : IV, Issue : VIII, August - 2014

Women Empowerment: How Much Reality?

Dr. Neeru Garg

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Women empowerment is a commonly cited objective of development projects. There is a growing literature on what womens empowerment means, and how it can be facilitated. It is often justified in instrumentalist terms – on the basis that projects may deliver better results if women are empowered to participate. But if we see the flip side of the coin, reality is different still women across the country struggle to live life with dignity. Women are facing problems in every sphere of life whether employment, health facilities, physical security or property rights. Women empowerment is still a distant dream. They are still facing violence in their life. This paper draws attention towards the increasing crime rates against women in our country and need of policy attention to provide them safety and security

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Dr. Neeru Garg Women Empowerment: How Much Reality? Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.4, Issue.8 August 2014

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