Mains-16: Role of women and women’s organization

India Takes Steps Towards Feminization Of Agriculture

India has recently launched the Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana, under the provisions of National Policy for Farmers (NPF) (2007). It is a component of the Deendayal Antodaya Yojana-NRLM (DAY-NRLM) and aims at improving the status ..

Women’s reservation & Challenges

The year 2019 saw the highest number of women MPs in Lok Sabha, which is a mere 14%. It is below the already low global average of 24%. The Inter-Parliamentary Union Report shows that India ..

Describe the situation of Indian women in society and why MPs advocating for ‘lynching’ and other mob justice type punishments for rapists is an abdication of responsibility by the Parliament and Politicians?

Tens of thousands of Indian women face sexual assaults almost every other day, both in their homes and outside in the world. Over time as they grow up from little children to mature adults, it ..


The shocking incident of rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad speaks volumes of the lack of stringent laws dealing with sexual assault. Discuss the measures to combat violence against women. 

The depraved acts of sexual violence against women in our country show no signs of ceasing. There is an urgent need for stricter laws, a time-frame and the strictest punishment to be meted out to ..

There is a lack of equal or even adequate representation of women in the upper echelons of corporate India. Elaborate

The CS Gender 3000 report released by the Credit Suisse Research Institute makes the following observations: India’s female representation on corporate boards has increased by 4.3 percentage points over the past five years to 15.2 ..