Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)
Status of rural women in India in the light of women empowerment
Author(s): Nitin Kumar
Abstract: Purpose of this paper is to study the current status of women empowerment and transformation- socially, politically and economically. This paper deals in the discussion of women’s empowerment, women’s role in decision making, their economic self-reliance, and the legal rights to equal treatment, inheritance and protection against all forms of discrimination. By analysing the topic - rural women empowerment shows a scenario that how women and men are differentially placed in the class system. The objective of this paper is to study the necessity of empowerment of women.