ENTREPRENEURSHIP – A SWORD TO FIGHT THE BATTLE OF GENDER INEQUALITY
“Entrepreneurship sword for women to fight the battle of equality empowerment of women leads to development of a good family, good society and ultimately a good nation”
-APJ Abdul Kalam
Abstract:- Empowerment means moving from weak position to a position where power can be executed. But it’s a daydream for women who constitute the half part of society as they have been seen in predefined roles in a patriarchy. With time the conditions for women are changing, her position is getting better. But then too Indian women are not equivalent to men in all aspects, whether it’s social or economical. The need of the hour is to make them independent in terms of finance. Financial independence is important in every prospective of life. Because then only women can bring change in their lives as well as others. Entrepreneurship can make them financially self dependent and confident. It is the most powerful tool that can change their position in the society. The objective of this paper is to discuss the number of elements in the society which deprived women of gender equality. But at the same time, it also highlights how entrepreneurship can be used as a instrument that provides a strong base for the financial stability of women along various government support and schemes.
Keywords: Empowerment, Gender inequality, Women empowerment.
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