Remarriage of widows was allowed. The existence of one without the other would be colourless and boring. Here the complete responsibility lies on the shoulders of the male to educate and encourage the females to step forward and to play their role in developmental processes. They work like their cattle in the fields. Freedom is good but too much of freedom is bad. Women play the roles of mothers, housekeepers, and servants to their husbands and children, and men act as providers, protectors, and heads of the household. They have been man's first slave.
One of the main characteristics of women is her multi-tasking dexterity. Disregarding what was practised at any particular time, the ancient Indian scriptures and documents Mahabharata, Ramayana, Vedic hymns, and various codes of the law of Manu gave women a very high and protected place in their basic moral codes. Fortunately, those times are now behind us. Women are free to choose their career but how many? They also got impetus from Upanishads and other Hindu scriptures. Women within Islamic boundaries can take part in all activities weather they belong to financial, national, international, social or domestic affairs. Not to speak of unemployed women, even the employed ones have to depend on husband or in-laws for money. These steps have paved the way in removing the obstacles in the progress of women.
Their status was fairly high and they were treated as equals with men in almost all spheres of life. So the world is still biased against women. Women enjoyed complete freedom in household matters. The most significant legislations relating to the problems faced by the Indian Hindu women passed during British period were as follows: 1. The role of women was traditionally the same.
The Special Marriage Act, 1954. A new revolution was being born. They work for their in-laws. They were to remain subjects to males. They argued that women were capable of all that men are. So, we should never think that a sociey would come into existence without the contricution of woman. Boys are blue because blue is masculine and strong; boys play with trucks and are not supposed to cry.
Different ads and commercials increase the sexual attention given to women in our society. In our society, women are not respected and honoured especially in villages. They have to work in the fields with men. They are serving as teachers, doctors, Engineers, Administrators and even head of the states. A woman in olden days had to depend upon her parents, her husband or her sons for the whole of her life. She had a fairly high status in society.
They are capable of sharing all the responsibilities of life. My father is old fashion and felt that I as a woman did not need an education. In most cases they were reprimanded without mercy if they opposed men. Though the British rulers initially decided not to interfere with the traditional social fabric of Indian people Hindus and as such they took no steps to bring any change in the status of women in India. Malawi has definitely modernized its civilization not only physically but also ethically. Lots of women were burned at the stake for being accused of being a witch. Often there were love marriages known as Gandharva Vivaha.
Women are not only for home-making and child-rearing but they must also be given chance to put their hands a little forward in building up of a good solid society. As Pakistan is an islamic state so Pakistani females role and behaviors are defined by Islamic laws and as such are given divine sanction. Every woman has her own job or duty in this modern society in which men are still the 'strongest gender';. Women used to be confined to the superiority of the man. The Constitution of India has laid down as a fundamental right the equality of sexes. He will earn for his parents. The majority of these myths are misconceptions, but linger because we, as Americans, do not analyze or question them.
In order to solve the problem, people need to be educated about the inequality that exists throughout the world, and how these practices…. Barring a few urban educated families, a baby girl is never welcomed with as much éclat and happiness as a baby boy. A woman today can do anything a man can and more. The new born baby girls were buried alive as they thought girls were a curse for the family and society. Pontellier spends her summer at the Grand Isle with her children as she does every summer.
I feel that technology and modernization have also opened new possibilities for improvement around the world. Women's impact is simply due to the fact that they are now educating themselves. Edna was married to her husband for six years and has tow little boys. According to the World Economic Forum, only Iceland is close to true gender equality, out of a grand total of 145 countries. Society keeps its mouth shut. The need is to increase this ratio. If the mothers are educated, cultured, enlightened there is no reason why the society should not be advanced, civilized and progressive.