Year: 2021 | Month: June | Volume 7 | Issue 1
Empowerment of Dalit Women Through Reservation Policy
In the post independence era many programmes and policies have been launched for the welfare of women. According to studies among the women, dalit women are exploited more in Indian society. Further the proportion of dalit women below poverty line is comparatively higher in comparison to upper caste women. There are high incidences of poverty, lack of access of resources, illiteracy, unemployment and other related issues associated with dalit women. The affirmative action policy which is implemented through constitutional provisions has empowered the deprived sections including dalit women. Recently Government of India has launched many schemes related to women which would uplift their status in society by bringing them in mainstream.
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