Get Inspired, Be Empowered Forums Women & New Roles A Country with Women as housewives vs Women as Rulers

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  • Dhana Kode
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    We have heard about the times when women were only meant to be housewives. We have also seen women ruling Nations. What progress can be seen in a country’s development in both the Scenarios

    Aishwarya Asawa
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    The societal norms and expectations that state that women’s primary responsibilities are to manage the home, take care of children, and support their husbands would be present in a nation where women predominately play the position of housewives. Women’s access to political power, job possibilities, and education may be constrained in such a nation. The domestic sphere may be the focus of their social role, and males are often the ones who make the decisions.

    It’s crucial to remember that these two situations reflect opposite ends of a spectrum, and that most nations lie somewhere in the middle, with differing levels of women’s participation in various roles. Global initiatives to advance gender equality have been made in recent years, with a focus on empowering women and encouraging their participation in positions of leadership. While several nations have achieved tremendous advancements in this area, others still have a ways to go.
    Progress in a nation’s development can be gauged in a number of ways when women are predominately housewives:

    Gender Equality: Progress would entail boosting women’s empowerment and furthering gender equality by dismantling traditional gender norms. This can be done by implementing laws and programmes that guarantee women have equal access to jobs, opportunities, and education. A nation can tap into the talents, abilities, and perspectives of its whole population, resulting in overall economic and social progress, by encouraging women to participate fully in society.

    Education: It is essential to provide women and girls with access to high-quality education. Education gives people the knowledge and skills they need to participate in the workforce and give back to their communities.

    Economic Empowerment: Increasing the number of women in the workforce and giving them equal access to economic opportunities can help a nation grow. This can be accomplished by implementing regulations that assist female entrepreneurs, loan access, and professional growth. Women who are given more economic power can increase household income, promote economic growth, and lower poverty rates.

    Health and Well-Being: It’s crucial to pay attention to women’s health and wellbeing. This include protecting reproductive rights, guaranteeing access to high-quality healthcare, and combating gender-based violence. Women who are in good health are better able to carry out their responsibilities and support the growth of their families and communities.

    When women are in positions of power, there are many ways to gauge a nation’s development:

    Inclusive Governance: When women in positions of authority, decision-making processes are enriched by their different perspectives and experiences. More inclusive policies that take into account the needs and interests of every member of society may result from it. Women in leadership roles contribute to more representative and equitable government by ensuring that many viewpoints are heard.

    Social Advancement: Women leaders can give priority to social issues like social welfare, healthcare, eradicating poverty, and education. Reduced gender gaps, more equality of opportunity, and a more inclusive society can all be the main goals of their programmes. A nation can raise the standard of living for its population by tackling social issues.

    Women in leadership positions serve as role models and sources of inspiration for younger generations. Their accomplishments encourage young women and girls to strive for leadership positions and dismantle gender stereotypes. This may result in a workforce that is more empowered and motivated, which will spur innovation and development across a range of industries.

    Women leaders may contribute significantly to fostering peace, resolving crises, and bolstering international relations through diplomacy and international relations. Their distinctive viewpoints and diplomatic strategies can aid in forging ties, encouraging collaboration, and more skillfully handling global issues.

    Bhavya Asthana
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    In many parts of the world, women have traditionally been relegated to the role of housewives, responsible for caring for their families and homes. However, in recent years, we have seen a growing number of women breaking through the glass ceiling and taking on leadership roles in government, business, and other sectors.

    In a country where women are seen as housewives, women are often expected to prioritize their families over their careers. This can limit their opportunities for education and career advancement, as they are expected to focus on their domestic responsibilities. Women in these countries may also face discrimination and bias in the workplace, as they are not seen as capable or competent as men. This can lead to lower pay, fewer opportunities for advancement, and a lack of representation in leadership positions.

    On the other hand, in a country where women are rulers, women are seen as capable and competent leaders. They are given equal opportunities for education and career advancement, and are encouraged to pursue their passions and interests. Women in these countries may also have access to policies and programs that support their leadership, such as paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements, and mentorship programs. This can lead to greater representation of women in leadership positions, and a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

    The benefits of having women as rulers are numerous. Women bring unique perspectives and experiences to leadership roles, and are often more collaborative and empathetic than their male counterparts. They are also more likely to prioritize issues that are important to women and families, such as healthcare, education, and social welfare. Additionally, having women in leadership positions can serve as a role model for young girls and inspire them to pursue their own dreams and aspirations.

    However, it is important to note that having women as rulers does not necessarily mean that gender equality has been achieved. Women may still face discrimination and bias in the workplace, and may be underrepresented in certain sectors or industries. Additionally, women in leadership positions may face unique challenges, such as sexism, harassment, and the pressure to balance work and family responsibilities.

    In conclusion, the differences between a country where women are seen as housewives versus a country where women are rulers are significant. While a country where women are rulers may offer greater opportunities for women to achieve their full potential, it is important to recognize that gender equality is a complex and multifaceted issue that requires ongoing attention and action. By working together to break down barriers and promote gender equality, we can create a world where women are valued and empowered to achieve their dreams

    Ardhra Anil
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    Throughout its history, India, a country of great diversity and divergent viewpoints, has seen a considerable change in the roles and positions of women. Indian women have come a long way from being mostly seen as housewives to holding leadership positions. For many years, Indian culture upheld the view that a woman’s proper place was to care for her family and do household duties inside the walls of her own home. Due to this stereotype, many women were viewed as housewives with few chances for education, career advancement, or societal involvement. Their abilities and aspirations were frequently suppressed since they were expected to put their family responsibilities before those themselves.
    With the advent of the women’s empowerment movement, women started challenging traditional norms and breaking barriers. They emerged as leaders, taking on pivotal roles in politics, governance, and other spheres of influence. Women in India today have reached the highest echelons of power, serving as presidents, prime ministers, chief ministers, and influential policymakers. The transition from women as housewives to women as rulers signifies a significant step towards gender equality and inclusivity. It highlights the recognition of women’s capabilities, intellect, and leadership potential, demolishing age-old stereotypes and paving the way for a more progressive society. The rise of women in positions of power has also contributed to a more balanced and holistic decision-making process, bringing diverse perspectives to the table and fostering inclusive policies.
    Although there has been improvement, problems still exist. Despite the outstanding accomplishments of women leaders, many Indian women still struggle with gender stereotypes and social expectations. Many women still have trouble accessing political representation, jobs, and education. To achieve absolute gender equality, substantial efforts must be made to challenge patriarchal beliefs, eliminate socio-cultural prejudices, and ensure equal opportunities. The progression of Indian women from homemakers to rulers illustrates how society has changed over time. It represents the acknowledgement of women’s potential and the progressive removal of restrictions based on gender. Even while progress has been achieved, more has to be done to guarantee that all Indian women may exercise their rights, realize their dreams, and contribute equally to the country’s development with their male counterparts.

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