Insights Daily Debates: Day – 10
07 August 2015
Will Women Empowerment Help in Reducing Violence Against Women?
UN says that Violence against women exists in epidemic proportions in many countries around the world, including India. Politicians talk about women empowerment all the time. Yet, women are the targets of violence both inside and outside their homes.
Does their empowerment help in reducing crimes against them (examples)? What is empowerment? Who should empower them? What is the relationship between empowerment and violence? What are the causes of violence against women? What government and citizens can do to reduce or eradicate violence against women?