Political empowerment of women in Jammu and Kashmir: A study with special reference to rural women in Poonch district
Author(s): Shahzad Chowdhary and Himanshu Bourai
Empowerment of the women is necessary for any democracy; it gave equality to the women of the country. The present study is shows that political awareness among the rural women in Jammu and Kashmir. The study is based on primary data, which is collected through proper questionnaire. According to this study the political awareness among rural women is not much better, and women faced a lot of obstacles like education, health, social practices, early marriage, lack of grab opportunities, domestic violence and armed conflicts and militancy in the study area. The opinion of the respondents about political awareness and the reservation of the 73rd and 74th amendment act. It found that majority of the respondents were unaware about the amendments and reservations. It also found that respondents have lack of access basic education which became hurdle in their life to grab equality between male and female.
Shahzad Chowdhary, Himanshu Bourai. Political empowerment of women in Jammu and Kashmir: A study with special reference to rural women in Poonch district. Int J Political Sci Governance 2022;4(2):143-148. DOI: 10.33545/26646021.2022.v4.i2b.189