Women and Environment with Special Reference to India: An Assessment
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 162-165
AbstractWomen are the pillars of the society. Though their contribution to the social, political and economical plethora is not given priorities, their contribution to the household activities can’t be denied by anyone. Due to the existing gender roles in the society, women are always expected to be within the four walls of their own homes. Perhaps, this results in more inclination of women towards the environment. Because women rely on environment for their household chores- starting from cooking to relaxing. Women are the best collectors of natural resources. They depend on natural resources such as water, trees, land etc for their household chores. Hence, the loss of environment directly impact the lives of women. This paper tries to show the relationship between women and environment, various environmental movements etc.
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