India began as a plural democracy; respect for diversity was the core value. The provisions of safeguards for minorities were in built. Seven decades down the lines where do we stand in matters of security and economic welfare of the religious minorities. Most of the inquiry commission reports related to communal violence, the scholarly works on communal violence by the likes of Paul Brass, Asghar Ali Engineer and recently from Yale University give a very painful picture of the communal violence, showing that the Muslims minorities in particular and lately Christian Minorities have suffered adversely. Sachar Committee Report showed the economic marginalization of Muslim minorities.
51 of the Greatest Women in India's History
51 of the Greatest Women in India's History - Owlcation
I magine a world where the female leaders we revere never achieved their full potential because they dropped out of school at the age of thirteen. In the Western world this is challenging to fathom, but for millions of young women globally, this remains their harsh reality for a staggering reason. From sub-Saharan Africa to India, Iran, and several other countries, the stigma surrounding menstruation and lack of access to proper sanitation directly inhibit young women from pursuing an education. Based on societal ignominy in the developing world, shame surrounding menstruation and its direct barrier to girls education remains a hushed conversation. As a result, both household dialogue and policy making discussions often leave Menstrual Hygiene Management MHM off the table. Former First Lady Michelle Obama spoke directly about this subject at the World Bank in April , and various NGOs actively seek out policy reform and programming to address this concern , yet the topic remains neglected.
A Room of One's Own
This page of the essay has words. Download the full version above. Abstract The paper seeks to bring out the plight of displacement and the theme of silence and trauma suffered by women during the Partition of India post colonisation, through a literary analysis of female narratives, as documented in archives on the internet and texts by noted authors.
A street child is a child "for whom the street in the widest sense of the word, including unoccupied dwellings, wasteland, etc. India has an estimated one hundred thousand or more street children in each of the following cities: New Delhi , Kolkata , and Mumbai. Though street children do sometimes band together for greater security, they are often exploited by employers and the police.