Gender equality and socio economic development in India
Dr. Paras Jain
Gender disparity has been a major issue in India’s pursuit for achieving the goal of equality. In order to overcome the problems faced by girls, several measures have been initiated across the country. Impacts of govt., social reformers have these made as reflected in the available statistics. The paper also presents a comprehensive review of research studies on participation of girls in every field. It highlights that the participation of the girl-child is affected significantly due to changed social attitudes towards their education and by other forms of gender and social discrimination in Indian society.