In our society and polity Women Empowerment is a significant issue. Women in India now participate in all activities such as education politics media art and culture service sector science technology and sports etc. Women are the better half of men and a part and parcel of the society in our country. The status of women in India has been subject to many a great change over the past few millennia. From equal status with men in ancient times through the low points of the medieval period to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers the history of women in India has been quite eventful. The Constitution of India guarantees to women equality no discrimination by the state equality of opportunity equal pay for equal work etc. In addition it allows special provisions to be made by the State in favour of women. The feminist activism in India picked up momentum during late 1970s. Female activists are united over various issues. Indian woman plays a vital role. Her image has changed from that of a housewife to a useful person in almost all spheres. A womans physical weakness is no longer a barrier in getting herself established in the modern world.
Present book in its comprehensive and compact form is an asset for scholars researchers social activists and general readers alike.