International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)

Women in Jammu and Kashmir: Political empowerment and participation


Ruqia Mohi-ud-Din

Women constitute an integral part of the social structure of the world. Women constitute almost half of the world’s population but have always been discriminated against oppressed and repressed by the society and they scarcely make their presence felt the constitution of India as well as constitution of J&k is based on the principle of equality and guarantees equality before law and equal participation to all its citizens, despite all these provisions in the constitution women in the state of J&K has remain inferior to study the reasons for women voter’s not voting for female candidates despite the wide spread awareness about the issues related to them, low participation in state elections in this context the present study analysis the political participation and empowerment of women in the Jammu and Kashmir.
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Ruqia Mohi-ud-Din. Women in Jammu and Kashmir: Political empowerment and participation. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 116-118
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