Status of women in India: From Ancient to modern age
Dr. Pragya Aggarwal
Since ages status if Indian women has been subjected to many changes. From equal status with men in ancient times, through degradation in medieval times, to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women has been eventful. In modern India, women have adorned high offices in India including that of the President, The Prime Minister, Speaker etc. Women are no longer lifeless, inanimate objects. They have struggled hard to establish an identity of their own. The women are in no way, today inferior to men. Women in contemporary India are doing the same what a male can do. The paper tries to delineate the status of women in India - from ancient to modern age. The purpose is to make the people awared about the strengths of women, whether in home or in office or in workplace.