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| Published: June 25, 2015

A Study of Gender Inequality in India

Priti Jha

Assistant Professor, DAV Centenary College, NH-3, Faridabad, Haryana Google Scholar More about the auther

, Niti Nagar

Assistant Professor, DAV Centenary College, NH-3, Faridabad, Haryana Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.045/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.045

ABSTRACT

This study considers the gender inequality that exists among every region, social class and prevents the growth of Indian economy from improving the lives of Indian people. The reality of gender inequality in India is very complex and diversified, because it exists in every field like education, employment opportunities, income, health, cultural issues, social issues, economic issues etc. An attempt has been made to find out those factors which are responsible for this problem in India. So, this paper highlights the multi-dimensional context of gender inequalities prevalent in India. Overall, the study indicates the inequality in economic, social, cultural and legal biasness which are of a great challenge for policy-makers and social scientists to establish proper equality in the entire social field. The researchers have tried to suggest some relevant strategies and policies implication for reducing this gender inequality and to promote the dignified position for Indian women.

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ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.045/20150203

10.25215/0203.045

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015