Family and Women

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IDEAL INDIAN SCHOOL
DOHA-QATAR
P.O.BOX NO: 2836
BUSINESS STUDIES PROJECT
TOPIC: CHANGING ROLE OF WOMEN IN PAST 25 YEARS RELATING TO JOINT FAMILIES, NUCLEAR FAMILIES, WOMEN AS A BREAD EARNER OF THE FAMILY. CHANGES IN THE REQUIREMENTS TREND OF MIXERS, WASHING MACHINES, MICROWAVE & STANDARD OF LIVING.
NAME: HENA
CLASS: XII
DIV: G
ROLL NO: 7
DATE OF SUBMISSION:
SUPERVISED BY:
MAHALAKSHMI MA’AM

INDEX
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TOPIC
PAGE NO
1
ACKNOWLEDGMENT

2
INTRODUCTION

3
NUCLEAR AND JOINT FAMILIES

4
BREAD EARNER

5

INTRODUCTION
Women are important in our society. Every woman has her own job or duty in this modern society in which men are still the 'stronger gender'. The role of women in society has been greatly
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Widespread discrimination against women is, however, reflected in recurrent incidents of rape, acid throwing, dowry killings, wife beating, honour killings, forced prostitution, etc. Some of these issues were highlighted by ‘Satyamev Jayate’ (Truth alone prevails) – an acclaimed television show hosted by Bollywood icon Aamir Khan.
A global poll conducted by Thomson Reuters in 2012 rated India as the “fourth most dangerous country” globally for women, and the worst country for women among the G20 countries.
Gender discrimination is not only inequitable but also hampers the development of the nation. Evidently no country can sustain its development if it underutilises its women, who constitute almost half the population.
Despite some basic changes in the status and role of women in the society, no society treats its women as well as its men. Consequently, women continue to suffer from diverse deprivations from kitchens to key-boards, from the cradle to the grave across nations. But, as Kofi Annan stressed, no development strategy is more beneficial to society as a whole than “treating men and women alike”.
Besides, their entrepreneurial role in cities, Indian women contribute significantly to agricultural activities, handicrafts, village art and crafts.
Factors impeding the advancement of women include lack of access to housing and basic services, inadequate support services and technologies for reducing drudgery and occupational…