Just Like That | Reimagining female power in Indian culture

Indian women are emerging as powerful forces, wielding influence in elections and society, challenging traditional norms

The Ganga is Ganga Ma (mother). Temples exclusively devoted to the Devi dot the entire religious landscape of India. (PTI)
For centuries, women in India have been subject to male domination and exploitation. The situation is somewhat changing now, with legal protection, more educated women, and concomitant financial independence. There are a host of role models of women achievers, who have received not only national but international recognition. Women’s power is also recognised as much more important in elections, because women are no longer mute accessories to the political choice of the male members of a family, and have a mind of their own in casting their vote.
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