THE POSITION AND THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN IN OUR SOCIETY

AMALESH PAIKARA

Abstract


    According to Simone De Beauvoir-‘’ One is not born a women, One becomes a woman.’’ Women’s studies, also known as Feminist Studies; is an interdisciplinary academic field which explores politics, society and history from an inter-sectional, multi-cultural women’s perspective. It critiques and explores societal of GENDER, RACE, CLASS, SEXUALITY, and other inequalities. Today, women in our society display a pronounced apathy towards politics and maintain a safe distance from everything political. Over the years, some non-sociologist and some sociologist have devoted time and effort to assess the problems plaguing women and the quality of change in the position of women in our country. By the late twentieth century, women’s studies courses were available at many colleges and universities around the World.


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