Industrialisation, urbanisation, spread of education and social movements were some of the important aspects of change which affected the status of women in various ways.
Professionally, they have practically left no field where boys could claim exclusivity. Within a few months of her employment, she took charge of the finances.
Taking the general status of women in contemporary society, it may be averred that: 1 There is more representation of women in parliament, vidhan sabhas, panchayats and Nagar Nigams municipal corporations. Today, the main criteria for selecting a girl as life-partner are her education and her employability.
Image Courtesy : bellbajao. She no longer sees herself as an extension of the men in her life, but as an independent agent who is increasingly taking on decision-making roles.
They knew what was expected of them and responded accordingly. The reforms have ensured that the daughter is also allotted the same share as a son.