DMPQ- Discuss the different social problems faced by the Women of India.

Some of the major problems faced by Women in Indian society are:

  • Selective abortion and love for male child
  • Dowry
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual harassment at workplace
  • High crime rate against women/ high incidence of sexual harassment at workplace
  • Lower participation in workforce, Legislative assemblies and Parliament,
  • Unequal pay for equal work
  • Lack of or minimum property right
  • Inequality in terms of income and net worth.
  • Lower participation in higher education, in the field of science
  • Status in family and decision making



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