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The Silent Revolution: How Women are Redefining Their Roles in India

Gamara Manish Jadavbhai , Dr. Vijyaben Yadav

DIP: 18.02.20/20230801

DOI: 10.25215/2455/080120

Received: December 10, 2022; Revision Received: January 18, 2023; Accepted: March 25, 2023


The roles of women in Indian society have evolved over centuries, shaped by cultural, historical, and societal forces. This essay explores this dynamic journey, encompassing the family, politics, economics, education, and culture. Women in India have traditionally been the caretakers of the home, preserving traditions and nurturing familial bonds. However, they have often been confined to domestic roles, limiting their opportunities for personal and economic growth. In politics, women like Indira Gandhi have risen to prominence, shaping policies and leaving lasting legacies, yet the path to political leadership remains challenging. Economically, women are making significant strides, entering the workforce, becoming entrepreneurs, and driving innovation. Access to education, economic reforms, and changing mindsets empower women to seize opportunities. In education, Indian women are challenging gender disparities, pursuing higher education, and excelling in STEM fields. In culture, they are both preserving tradition and challenging regressive practices. This transformation spans regions, religions, and social strata, echoing throughout India. The silent revolution of Indian women is unstoppable, fueled by education, legal reforms, and determination. While challenges like gender-based violence, economic disparities, and underrepresentation persist, Indian women are resiliently leading social movements, advocating for policy reforms, and inspiring future generations. In conclusion, the roles of women in Indian society are evolving, with traditional norms giving way to empowerment and equality. This silent revolution, driven by the indomitable spirit of Indian women, is shaping a future where all citizens, regardless of gender, can fulfill their potential. It is a resounding voice of change echoing through India, shaping the nation’s destiny.

The authors profoundly appreciate all the people who have successfully contributed to ensuring this paper in place. Their contributions are acknowledged however their names cannot be mentioned.

The author declared no conflict of interest.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.02.20/20230801

DOI: 10.25215/2455/080120

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Volume 08, Issue 1, January – March, 2023

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