Women empowerment and the economy of India since independence
Author(s): Anubha Singh and Dr. Anil Dubey
Abstract: The new vision of development is defined in terms of satisfaction of basic needs, better and more human conditions of life, freedom from exploitation and minimization of constraints known as "Human Development”. India has adopted a policy of planned economic development covering all the segments of growth and sections of society. Naturally women will have to he associated with the process. Researchers took a keen interest in studying the various patterns emerging out of the participation of women in economic activities. They found that in some countries there was a growing tendency among the womenfolk to enter the labor market while in many women’s' participation declined with the pace of economic development.