Challenges of Women in Indian Diaspora Unheard Stories

Ananda Majumdar
University of Alberta (Bachelor of Education after Degree Elementary, Faculty of Education)

Volume III, Issue V, 2020

Women in India from the medieval period to the present has seen inequality in Indian society. The intersectionality is in full swing while the ancient Indian Vedic period mentioned women the divine mother. The rule of the Muslim dynasty was one of the contributors to change Indian society and to look at women as slaves or personal objectives. The Hindu prejudice such as sahamaran, sati, purdah (veil) destroyed the section of women and thus created rules for them to become quiet, and to accept their path as a fate of life. While in ancient India, in Indus civilization, Vedic India the status of women was a mother of everyone. It is about a form of masculinity, a society where women are under control by her intimate partner, by her husband. The social reformation process since independence is a great impact on India’s diaspora but is contradictory as well due to continuous practices of abuse. Dowry death, domestic violence (beating by husband, partner, family members etc.), child marriage, societal violence (isolation from society, untouchability, recognition as unlucky, witches etc.), female foeticide, and female infanticide, forced eviction and exclusion, sexual harassment at the workplace etc. The objective of the paper is to find out their struggle from the midlevel to the present, government action to re-establish their rights legitimately. The outcome of the paper is to get success to know women’s history of struggle not only in India but as universally. The feature question of the paper is, how the meaning of women properly understandable through society? The future activity of this paper is to share communities for ensuring that women are not objecting but institute, nations that depend on future citizens and they come from the womb of women. Therefore, inelegancy must be eliminated. It is therefore an effort through this paper to understand women and their entity in Indian diaspora included global society. The feature question is, is there any possibility of a permanent solution to the women’s challenges in India?

Keywords: Intersectionality, Social Justice, Social Transformation, Social Feminism, Class-Caste-Pervasive Nature of Violence.