Woman as a symbol of strong motherhood of nation should be aware and alert. To give much needed impetus to the holistic development of women, we need to empower women economically and socially. Despite some basic changes in the status and role of the women in the society, no society treats its women as well as its men. Regardless of their inherent skills and talents, women don’t get the same level of opportunities as men.
And even if a woman is educated, there is no hope for a job. Most jobs in which they are engaged are in agricultural or domestic fields which do not require formal education.The core reason that ethnic minorities are holding back and stuck by the cultural barrier set in the old days and not improving with the society. This belief made thousands of women uneducated and unemployed which wasted their talents and potential as well. Women development is the key for sustainable development. Empowering women is nothing but making them independent in all aspects from mind, thoughts, rights, decisions etc by leaving all the social and family limitations.
In the past few years we have seen a rampant increase in crime against women in the form of physical, sexual and emotional abuse. These horrifying incidents leave deep scars that young girls and women are unable to cope with. They lose their self-esteem and confidence.
Helpage believes that the real meaning of empowering women is to make them well educated and leave them free to take their own decisions of their lives. A woman is the full circle. Within her is the strength to create, nurture & transform.
Efforts towards the prevention includes:
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