• Dr. Rechilungle Riame Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science, Rangia College, Rangia, Assam


Equality, Discrimination, Gender, Justice, Empowerment


Although the desire goals of gender equity are yet to be achieved fully, many measures have been taken at every level- local, regional and international. From 1975 (The International year) onwards there has been global attention to women’s issues and concern about the persistence of gender discrimination and the marginalization of women’s role in society. Ion the globalized world, the role of women has been looked at as core value of development. Since women’s participation in public spheres is considered as importance to achieve full development in society this paper aims to explain the leadership quality of Rani Gaidinliu, a freedom fighter from North East India in a comparative perspective for gender equality in a globalized world. Rani Gaidinliu’s strong will to defence her culture band braving the hard challenges of the British rule worth considering and admiring for all ages to come.

In India women’s issues has began to except as one of the measure concern of the government since its independence and efforts have been invested to bring women into the mainstream of development but due to some patriarchal nature of society and lack of gender awareness among people women have been relegated to a lower status compare to men. Rani Gaidinliu was illiterate, but brave, determined and passionate young girl when she started her political career to fight against the British rule in Manipur.

Hence in this context, the objectives of this paper is to make a comparative study on the relevance of Rani Gaidinliu in analysing the issues of gender equality in our society by focusing on some question like, is there still gender imbalances based on patriarchy in our society? What is the status of women and their roles at present in our Indian society? Etc.


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Dr. Rechilungle Riame. (2023). UNDERSTANDING THE RELEVANCE OF RANI GAIDINLIU IN A GLOBALIZED SOCIETY FOR GENDER EQUITY. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 9(8). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2965