Author: Dr. Brajesh Kumar Gupta

Are we Empowering Women Ensuring Participation in Every Aspect of Life?

Reading Time: 5 minutesWomen empowerment refers to increasing and improving the social, economic, political and legal strength of the women, to ensure equal-right to women, and to make them confident enough to claim their rights. Dr. Brajesh examines the issue, as per the salient features of the national policy for women empowerment, as part of the Special Feature, […]

African Women and Colonisation

Reading Time: 7 minutesMany of the approaches used to analyse African colonial politics, economies, societies, and cultures were often gender-blind and tended to ignore women’s lives, experiences, contributions, voices, perceptions, representations, and struggles. It is evident that colonialism led to a definite decline in women economic independence as well as their socio-political status in society. This resilience and ingenuity […]