International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 7, Issue 5 (2021)

Ambedkar as a great liberator of Indian women


Mahadevi

Women empowerment has been a major issue of development across the world, and many attempts are being made for women empowerment in the developing countries like India. Since many years, in India many social reformers and organisations have been attempted to eliminate gender inequality and to liberate women. The social reformers who struggled for women liberty and to rid of parochial customs in India were Rajaram Mohan Roy, Ishwarchand Vidyasagar, Swamy Dayananda Saraswathi, Jotiba Phule, Periyar Ramaswamy and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Amogn them Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar stands in front line as a liberator of women in India. Ambedkar vision of women empowerment was different from other social reformers. He wanted a legal frame for ensuring rights and liberty to the women in India. Realising the worst position of women in rigid Hindu society, he brought an amendment to Indian Constitution by codifying Hindu Code Bill. He facilitated the legal recognition of women as equal citizen of India. In the beginning it was objected by many Parliament members. But, finally it was accepted by the Government of India. This bill brought radical changes in Indian society. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as a great liberator of women in India, his works have been benefited very much to every women, regardless of caste or religion, rich or poor. They owes Dr. B.R. Ambedkar for enshrining as a fundamental right.
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Mahadevi. Ambedkar as a great liberator of Indian women. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 7, Issue 5, 2021, Pages 48-50
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research