Vol. 1, Issue 10 (2016)
Prospects and challenges Women’s economic empowerment
Author(s): Dr. Rashmi Gujrati
Abstract: Women are an essential part of every economy. All around development and melodious growth of a nation would be probable only when women are careful as equal partners in growth with men. Nevertheless, in most developing countries, women have a small socio and financial status. In such countries successful empowerment of women is necessary to connect the women labour in the major flow of economic development. Empowerment is the method of enabling or authorizing an entity to feel, perform, and get achievement and middle work in an independent way. It is the methods by which one can grow manage over one’s destiny and the situation of their life. Empowerment can be viewed as income of creating a social environment in which one be able to create decisions and build choices moreover independently or together for social alteration. Women empowerment enables independence and manages in excess of their life. The empowered women turn out to be agents of their own progress, capable to work out choices to set their own program and be strong sufficient to confront their subsidiary location in the society. Though women comprise half of world’s population up till now they are the biggest group which is excluded from the benefits of social and economic development. Women constitute a strong labour force which wants to be mobilized and confident to make an efficient involvement to the development method. In India, the employment involvement rate for women is less than half that of men. in spite of pains concluded towards economic empowerment of women, greater part of the dynamic female population maintain to be confined to micro, small scale enterprises and the informal sector.