International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Subjective Paper | Sociology | India | Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023

Gender Inequality in Private and Public Spheres and the Role of Welfare State in India

Tithee Datta | Chaitali Guha Sinha

Abstract: Gender relations and gender roles lead to different exposures and responses to give out stress, different availability of resources, different expectations, and responsibilities, and it affects women disproportionately in acquiring health issues and empowerment. Throughout history till the present times many components of women?s lives have been driven by preconditioned institutionalized form of sexism throughout all social classes in India. Gender inequality is prevalent most of the time in disguise of social rituals and culture. Sometimes people need special training to understand the inequality they are victims of and most of the time the differences are practiced openly. The objective of the study is to investigate the scope of women empowerment in the mentioned areas. Because it is found that women?s life has more social interventions than medical interventions during need, the significance of this paper is to analyze the present scenario of women?s overall health in Indian society with their scope of opportunity to be empowered. The research is based on secondary data. The methodology followed in the chapter is qualitative analysis with theoretical explanation.

Keywords: Gender, Inequality, health, empowerment, society, welfare state

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 6, June 2023,

Pages: 320 - 327

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