GS Mains Model Question & Answer : Analyse the impact of globalisation on lives of women in India and around the world. Comment

 GS Mains Model Question & Answer : Analyse the impact of globalisation on lives of women in India and around the world. Comment


Q. Analyse the impact of globalisation on lives of women in India and around the world . Comment

Model Answer:

Analyse the impact of globalisation on lives of women in India and around the world.

It can be analysed in two aspects positive and negative.

Positive aspects:

a) Inclusion of gender budgeting.
b) women are more aware of their rights,liberty,freedom and entitilements than before.
c) women as pressure groups have helped formulate progressive legislations like dowry prohibition act,domestive violence act,vishakha guidelines,sexual harrasment laws and rt to property leading to their empowerment,
d) Women were able to break the shackles of the patriarchal society to a large extent, after being educated and made aware of their rights, to stop female infanticide and foeticide
e) Social restrictions of caste system have faded away with secularisation of society.

Negative:

a) Commodification of women,pornography,vulgar reality shows have led to increasing gender violence,molestation,harrasment,rapes and dowry deaths
b) increasing globalisation has led to increased competition leading to feminization of poverty and less hold over resources.eg- in agriculture in india.
c) Gender discrimination still exists in economic sector, with women being payed lesser then their male counterparts for similar work
d) feminisatation of poverty : because of multiplier affects of poverty. it is the crime of worst nature.

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