Gender discrimination in India: a reality check
Gender is a common term where as gender discrimination is meant only for women, because females are the only victims of gender discrimination.
Gender discrimination is not biologically determined but it is determined by socially and the discrimination can be changed by the proper and perpetuate efforts.
Denial of equality, rights and opportunity and suppresment in any form on the basis of gender is gender discrimination.
Causes of Gender Discrimination
Caste and Family situation
Religious beliefs and Attitudes
Culture and Society
On the name of family history
Customs and beliefs
From web to death females are facing lots of discrimination against them. Some of them are
Abortion of female gravida with the help of scanning.
Not giving enough and nutritious food
Not allowing to go to school (Denial of education)
Not giving needy health care while in ill health
Early marriage, Dowry, Divorce, Destitution even for silly or without any reason.
Eve teasing, Rape and Sexual harassment
There seems to be no place safe for women. If at home they are abused by their husbands and other male family members and on the streets they are harassed, molested and raped, the workplace is no safer. Whether it is the offices of multinational companies, BPOs, the IT sector or the unorganized sector including