The Sixth Five Year Plan gave the status of partners in development to
The Sixth Five Year Plan was a landmark in the history of women’s development as it recognised women’s contribution to the economy. Concrete programmes were made to integrate women in each sector.
Some of the left parties in India are
There are various left parties in India with different ideologies but broadly they all seek to reduce socio-economic inequalities (difference between rich and the poor) and establish a welfare state. Some left parties now favour partial industrialisation also.
Mark out the option which is being adopted in India to minimize and eliminate entrenched forms of social inequalities.
The provision of reservation of seats is being incorporated in the Indian Constitution to end social inequalities.
Rohan and Rohit are brothers. While Rohan is a successful doctor, Rohit is a sportsperson. Rohit enjoys fame and people often give him special treatment. This difference of treatment is a result of
Both Rohit and Rohan enjoyed equal opportunities to develop their skills and talents and to pursue their goals and ambitions. It is their choices and preferences that decided their future, although both turned out to be equally successful.
Ambedkar and Gandhi both championed the cause of untouchables, but they could not agree on
While Ambedkar proposed reservations for the SCs and STs, Gandhi was against reservations and only demanded equal treatment for the dalits.
Amnesty international is an example of
It is an international NGO that campaigns for the protection of human rights all over the world. It believes that human rights are interdependent and indivisible.
Campaign for equality
Campaign for Equality is an Iranian women’s right initiative aimed at removing legal discrimination against women and generating more gender sensitive laws.
In the sphere of religion, the Indian state policy
India being a Secular State follows the policy of principled distance towards religion. This means that the state would intervene in matters of religion only to bring about the positive reforms.
In US, the case for racial preferences in student admissions is made on the argument of:
In US, affirmative action policies are introduced by the universities to enhance diversity in colleges and reflect the social composition of the society.
Agrarian reforms introduced in India aimed at
Agrarian reforms refer to redistribution of agricultural resources in a country to rectify inequality in economic and social relations. Traditionally agrarian reforms were only confined to redistribution of land. Nowadays, it includes several other progressive policies to help farmers to overcome their hardships.