• Mercy Anjna Tirkey Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, K. B. Women’s College, Vionba Bhave University, Hazaribag


Skill Development, Empowerment and Gender Discrepancies


The Indian Constitution not only grants equality to women, but also empowers the State to adopt measures of positive discrimination in favour of women so that women can improve their livelihood. Women constitute about 48% of the total population of the country. According India's constitution, women are legal citizens of the country and have equal rights with men. Because of lack of acceptance from the male dominant society, Indian women suffer immensely. The aim of skill development, particularly in case of women, is not merely to prepare them for jobs, but also to improve the performance of women workers by enhancing the quality of work in which they are engaged. There are few major challenges, which need to be addressed for building a conducive ecosystem, of skill development for the women workforce. This paper aims to determine the impact of skill development on women empowerment.


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Mercy Anjna Tirkey. (2017). WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN INDIA WITH SPESIAL REFERNCE TO SKILL DEVELOPMENT. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(6). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/2652