A Study on Empowerment of Women Handloom Weavers of Madurai District in Tamil Nadu State

  • T Ramanthan Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Economics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M ThineshKumar Part Time Research Scholar, School of Economics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • D Suseela Part Time Research Scholar, School of Economics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: social reforms, Empowerment of Women, Human Development Report, Census of India, agricultural labourers, industrial sector

Abstract

Since time immemorial the Indian Women are considered as a source of power. Mother is the source of giving life to everyone. The status of Women and he rights were perhaps the most honour in the earliest phases of Indian History and in Vadic Age. An important moment in the history of Indian women folk came in the nineteenth century, which witnessed various political and social movements. During the British rule women organized themselves and started participating in the national struggle for freedom. The final phase of the struggle for freedom revealed the fact that the Indian women was capable of sacrificing anything a noble cause. These movements and social reforms had created awareness among the poor and the suppressed women and they took to struggle for their own rights.

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2016-12-16
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Ramanthan, T., ThineshKumar, M., & Suseela, D. (2016). A Study on Empowerment of Women Handloom Weavers of Madurai District in Tamil Nadu State. Shanlax International Journal of Economics, 5(1), 62-68. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/economics/article/view/776
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