TOPIC: Role of women and women’s organization. Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism.
1)Indian women artists, have emphasised gender issues and discrimination in the form of paintings, sculptures, and installations since pre-independence times. Examine.(250 words)
Why this question
The discourse around the fight against gender discrimination is largely focused on the role of men, and women are usually denied any recognition of their contribution. Because it is related to GS 1 syllabus under the following heading-
Key demand of the question
The person wants us to bring out the role of women in highlighting gender issues and gender discrimination through the medium of art.
Examine- we have to support our answer with the help of examples/ arguments/ facts i.e we have to justify that the Indian women highlighted gender issues and gender discrimination through art forms like painting, sculpture etc.
Structure of the answer
introduction- mention the discrimination faced by Indian women for centuries and countless attempts made to highlight an address the issue. Mention that women also played a significant role in this respect.
- Describe in points, the contribution of various women artists and their works with highlight gender issues and gender discrimination prevalent in India. e.g Amrita Sher Gill, Nilima Sheikh etc.
Conclusion– mention the need to recognise and channelise the contribution of women towards women empowerment add a better society.