International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Women “Quest” for Empowerment in Sikkim’s Society
      Bitu Subba
Abstract: The study analyses how over the years the status of women are changing where state as well as non state actors are playing significant role in empowering the role of women. Recent changes like The Sikkim Panchayat (Amendment) Bill, 2011 giving 50% reservation for women in Panchayat (grass root level) and initiating schemes like Chief Minister Rural Housing Mission (CMRHM) where house had been named after the women of the family. Success stories of non state actors in the form of Self Help Group like Nayuma Women Cooperative Society gives a positive trend in women empowerment. It critically examines the changes and challenges experienced by women community. An attempt has been made for suggestion and recommendation in empowering women of rural and urban areas giving them a platform of political and economical self reliance and their major say in decision making process bringing change in traditional ideas and strengthening the social capital (building trust and cooperation).

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Bitu Subba (2018); Women “Quest” for Empowerment in Sikkim’s Society; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(9) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0914.php?rp=P333116
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