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Soumita Nath

Department of English, Sarojini Naidu College for Women, Kolkata, India.

*Corresponding author: Soumita Nath


Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it possibly, she stands up for every woman. Because feminism is not about showing that women are powerful. They are already powerful. Feminism is the way to change the perspective of the world how they perceive us to be.  Nowadays, there is a common word “women empowerment”. What is womens empowerment all about? Is there any rigid theory to empower them? There is a day called “International Women’s Day”. In this day, men post good things in social media about their wife, daughter, girlfriend etc. Among those men, some of them celebrate women’s day every day and some of them just post on that day in social media. Some of them help their ladies in every way possible and some of them rebuke their women if they cannot make their dinner properly for their illness. No, it is not always about the male chauvinists who engulf women’s lives. Sometimes, it is they who make wrong choices and suffer. It is very likely to consider someone as culprit but it is very hard to understand and rectify their own mistakes. There have been ups and downs. There have been hurdles and pebbles. Some of them have continued their fight. Some of them could not fight because they did not have that courage. This paper would like to review their struggle from past to present to seek the way how justice is delivered. And the quest is on.


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Subalternity and Insecurity of the Indian Womenfolk Who Have Always Been Marked as Etcetera...

How to cite this paper: Soumita Nath. (2020). Subalternity and Insecurity of the Indian Womenfolk Who Have Always Been Marked as Etcetera.... The Educational Review, USA, 4(6), 120-127.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2020.06.001

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