Gender Religion and Caste – Notes
Gender Division and Politics
Gender is an important factor that causes social differences and inequalities.
The work done by women is not valued and does not get the recognition it deserves.
The literacy rate among women in India is only 54 percent as against 76 percent among men.
An important indication of gender discrimination is the decline in the child sex ratio.
One way to empower women is to elect more women as political representatives.