Political Science
Chapter 3 Class 10 Political Science - Gender, Religion and Caste

"Women in India still face discrimination in various ways." Explain with examples.

 

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India is a male-dominated, patriarchal society.

  1. The literacy rate among women is only 54 percent compared with 76 percent among men. (As on 2022, it is 65.46 percent compared with 82.14 percent among men.)
  2. A smaller proportion of girl students go for higher studies.
  3. The proportion of women in highly paid and valued jobs is still very small.
  4. Skewed sex ratio

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