Women and Social Change

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Reference Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Women - 398 pages
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Women, despite having no power, authority or the real say in matters in a male dominated society, have played a vital role all around. They have made valuable contribution in the occurrence of social change in India. Though women have always proved their worth in ancient times and medieval age, in modern age, Mahatma Gandhi was the first person to recognise their might. He successfully translated women power in a real force, making them contribute in the freedom struggle. Even after independence women have done a lot and are busy in building a new India and in fact, in some fields, they are much ahead of men. This comprehensive and authentic study on the subject is first of its kind, thus proving to be beneficial for academics, researchers and NGOs alike.

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Contents

The Change in Past
9
Role in Freedom Movement
49
After Independence
69
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Afsar Bano is an authority on women affairs, with several books on the subject already published and is a P G Teacher by profession. Now she has devoted herself to writing and research in women studies. An MA, MPhil From Delhi University, she is currently engaged in her research on women's role in politics.

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