Women’s day is celebrated on March 8 every year to recognize their achievements and contributions made to the society. Many times, women from all around the world and spheres of life have been discriminated as well as denied justice, equality and rights. Lets’ make this women’s day a little different by taking steps towards women empowerment. Small steps taken by everyone in the society will bring about a substantial change, some of them could be :
- RIGHT TO EDUCATION
Women are denied education in many households unfortunately because it is believed that they are supposed to perform only household chores. Male chauvinism and lack of funds are usually the reasons behind uneducated girls. Do your bit by encouraging them to study or help them in arranging funds, whatever is in your power!
- RIGHT TO WORK
A Country that treats its women equal to males is on the path of general prosperity. Motivate women to be self-reliant.
- FREEDOM TO MAKE DECISIONS
Let them be their own bosses and give them the freedom to choose what is right and what is not for them. Start with small changes such as choosing what they want to study, career options, what to wear, how to talk or even sit for that matter.
- ADVOCATE SAFE WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Predominantly, males must change their thinking and attitude towards females. If we successfully create safe working space for women then people would not object to sending their daughters, sisters, and wives to work.
- MENTOR GIRLS/WOMEN NEAR YOUR HOME
Anyone can take charge and start small. Motivate, mentor and tutor a girl or woman living in your vicinity. They could be anyone your household help or their children, girls living in slums or any girl you can spot who needs the education to brighten her future. Teach one, teach all!
- WOMEN LEADERSHIP
Women need to take charge and lead by example. Let there be more women leaders in guiding the other
- INVEST IN WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS
Help a budding businesswoman by encouraging and helping in which way you can. Our Government is also offering special schemes and loans for women entrepreneurs.
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