ISBN 9789351280545,Empowerment of Destiute Women: Through Swadhar Homes[Pod]

Empowerment of Destiute Women: Through Swadhar Homes[Pod]



Kalpaz Publications

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351280545

ISBN-10 9351280543

Hard Back

Number of Pages 176 Pages
Language (English)
Women's empowerment is just aword in today's context. Women havecome a long way, and are activelyparticipating in the all walks of life -be it education, employment orpolitics. The National Commissionfor Women has achieved a lot towardsthis. The Swadhar Scheme waslaunched by the Central Governmentfor providing holistic and integratedservices to women in difficultcircumstances, such as destitutewidows deserted by their families inreligious places, women prisoners,support trafficked women/girls,rescued or runaway from brothels orother places or victims of sexualcrimes, and mentally challengedwomen.This book professes to reviewpolicies, programmes and schemes ofState and Central Governments fordevelopment and empowerment ofwomen in their distress to examinethe status of shelter homes, toexamine the living conditions ofwomen in selected Swadhar homesand finally to suggest policymeasures for effective and efficientfunctioning of Swadhar Scheme.