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Women exploitation in society and office

Group Members
Reema Mankar Aditya Sawant Roshan Gawade Pooja Sangodkar Siddhesh Mane

Womens then and now

During the Vedic age in India it is believed that women held a very important role, and were able to choose their husbands and be educated. Medieval period in history approached, Many customs that degraded women, such as Sati and child marriage, Sati, Purdah, Devdasis. The status of women was not on equal terms with men in the past century in India.

Exploitation in society

Sex ratio in India 934/1000 Significant imbalances in the male/female population in India Determine the sex of the fetus(1994) Abortion is officially illegal in India
Selective abortions Murdering of female babies Abandonment of female babies

In total 11 million abortions take place annually and around 20,000 women die every year due to abortion related complications.

Girl Child labor

In the software industry 30% of the workforce is female. In rural India in the agriculture and allied industrial sectors, females account for as much as 89.5% of the labor force In overall farm production, women's average contribution is estimated at 55% to 66% of the total labor. According to a 1991 World Bank report, women accounted for 94% of total employment in dairy production in India. Women constitute 51% of the total employed in forestbased small-scale enterprises