AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF GANDHIAN APPROACH TOWARDS WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
Today the empowerment of women has become one of the most important concerns of 21st century. But practically women empowerment is still an illusion of reality. We observe in our day to day life how women become victimized by various social evils. Undoubtedly the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi Experimented in this field a century age and he had shown the way for empowerment of women and the development of the status of women. Gandhi was of the opinion that until and unless women, on the basis of education and knowledge do not find their proper place in social and economic fields, they could not achieve self-respect for themselves. Nor they could become self-dependent in any of the walks of life. In his life time Gandhi inspired Indians to take concrete and practical initiatives regarding women education which will bring them out of these centuries’s old conservatives regarding women education which will bring them out of these centuries’s old conservative customs and rules, which were responsible for their mental and social slavery.