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1) According to a recent UN report, the average age of death for Dalit women in India is 39.5. Critically analyse the economic and social stresses experienced by Dalit women in India and solutions needed to empower them.

Topic: Social empowerment; Role of women

1) According to a recent UN report, the average age of death for Dalit women in India is 39.5. Critically analyse the economic and social stresses experienced by Dalit women in India and solutions needed to empower them. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

It’s an important issue and is directly related to GS-1 topics. 

Key demand of the question:

You should critically analyse economic and social burdens faced by Dalit women in India and measures needed to empower the. Please read the article and extract important arguments and stats. 

Directive Word:

Critically Analyse– There are TWO mains parts. Divide them further into sub-parts and examine. Wherever needed, comment also.   

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction, highlight how status of dalit women is worst among all sections of population in India. Also write a line about challenges in empowering them and need to overcome these challenges. 

In the body, in TWO main Parts address demand of the question: First part to write economic and social problems (again divide economic and social into sub-parts). In the second part, write solutions, but also write challenges briefly (you can write solutions only if challenges are known. Writing challenges part constitutes ANALYSIS)

In the conclusion, write if not empowered, how they can be exploited further and also how India loses 130 million plus workforce too. You may write any other thoughtful conclusion.