Empowerment means the act of giving somebody more power. Women’s empowerment is very essential for our society. About fifty percent of the total population of the world is women. Women all over the world enjoy less power comparison to men. As they are 50% of the world’s population, they should be given power equal to men. Without their empowerment, no nation can prosper in the long run. Their participation is to be ensured in development work. It is a matter of great importance for them. Women development and the empowerment of women are the two inseparable factors that are to be guaranteed at all levels of state administration.
One upon a time women had no power. They had no freedom of speech against exploitation. In the past they were chained within four walls. They were regarded as the instruments of sexual enjoyments. The liberal thinkers in the 19th and 20th centuries raised their protesting voices against the harassment of women and advocated their rights equal to men.
The UN is actively working for women development as well as for empowerment. World women’s day was declared in 1975 and a women decade was observed between 1975 to 1985. The objective of… Read More