THE ANALYSIS OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND EMPOWERMENT IN SOUTHERN DISTRICTS OF TAMIL NADU
Empowering women is a prerequisite for creating a good nation. When women are empowered, society with stability is assured. Empowerment of women is essential as their thoughts and their value systems lead to the development of a good family, good society and ultimately a good nation. The status of women in Indian society has changed from time to time and the present position of women in society is the index to the standard of social organization. Women’s position in modern Indian society is equal to that of men socially, economically, educationally, politically and legally. In modern India, as a result of their newly gained freedom, women have occupied positions in various spheres of life being a politician, orator, lawyer, doctor, engineer, administrator, diplomat, business woman, entrepreneur and the like. The empowerment of women is one of the central issues in the process of development of countries all over the world. Tamil Nadu has a glorious tradition of recognizing the importance of empowering women over several centuries now.