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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 4, April 2020 Edition

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Relevance Of Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas On Women Empowerment

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Himajyoti Doley



Dowry, empowerment, evils, Gandhi, purdah, social, women,



Although, not a systematic thinker, Mahatma Gandhi along with his active leadership in India’s freedom movement sought to liberate the people of India from the prevailing social evils where women were subordinated and their right as human beings were being violated. He campaigned for the empowerment of women by eradicating certain social evils prevalent in the Indian societies like child marriage, dowry, sati etc. The paper is an attempt to highlight Gandhiji’s reformative ideas and its relevance in the present times.



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