Thursday, July 19, 2012

Womaniya-वोमनिया -Kya yahi hai "" Womaniya 

वोमनिया ...हो  वोमनिया  ,..आ  हा  वोमनिया ..यह गीत तो सुनाने लगे ..
गुवाहटी से गुडगाँव ..अपराध और  बहस ..
आईये कुछ आंकड़ों पर नज़र डालें ...पता नहीं क्या यही है " वोमनिया " ???

Woman World Wide

Women and Poverty 
70% of the 1.2 billion people living in poverty are female
Women as Workers

Women do more than 
  • 67% of the hours of work done in the world
  • Earn only 10% of the world’s income
  • And own only 1% of the world’s property
  • The value of unremunerated work was estimated at about $16 billion, from which $11 billion represents theinvisible contribution of women
  • Women are paid 30-40% less than men for comparable work on an average
  • 60-80% of the food in most developing countries is produced by women
  • Women hold between 10-20% managerial and administrative jobs
  • Women make up less than 5% of the world’s heads of state
Women and Education
  • 60 % of the 130 million children in the age group of 6-11 years who do not go to school, are girls
  • Approximately 67% of the world’s 875 million illiterate adults are women3 out of 5 women in Southern Asia and
  • An estimated 50% of all women in Africa and in the Arab regionare still illiterate
Women and Health
  • Women account for 50% of all people living with HIV/AIDS globally
  • In the year 2000, there were
  • 80 million unwanted pregnancies
  • 20 million unsafe abortions
  •         5 lakhs maternal deaths
99% of these cases were reported in developing countries.

Woman in India
Child Sex Ratio (0_6 years)
The child sex ratio has dropped from
  • 945 females per 1000 males in 1991 to
  • 927 females per 1000 males in 2001
The United Nations Children’s Fund, estimated that upto 50 million girls and women are ‘missing’ from India’s populationbecause of termination of the female foetus or high mortality of the girl child due to lack of proper care

Women as Workers

Female share of non-agricultural wage employment is only 17%
Participation of women in the workforce is only
  • 13.9% in the urban sector
  • 29.9% in the rural sector
Women’s wage rates are, on an average
  • only 75 % of men’s wage rates and
  • constitute only 25% of the family income
In no Indian State do women and men earn equal wages in agriculture

Women and Education

Close to 245 million Indian women lack the basic capability to read and write.
Adult literacy rates for ages 15 and above for the year 2000 were
  • female 46.4%
  • male rate of 69%

Women and Health
  • The average nutritional intake of women is 1400 calories daily.The necessary requirement is approximately 2200 calories
  • 38% of all HIV positive people in India are women yet only 25% of beds in AIDS care centres in India are occupied by them
  • 92% of women in India suffer from gynaecological problems
  • 300 women die every day due to childbirth and pregnancy related causes
  • The maternal mortality ratio per 100,000 live births in the year 1995 was 440
Crime against Woman in India

Female Foeticide

Female foeticide in India increased by 49.2% between 1999-2000
Source:NCRB ‘Crime in India, 1999-2000’

According to NCRB ‘Crime in India, 2002’  the following crimes were committed against women in India.
  • 16,373 women were raped during the year
  • 45 women were raped every day
  • 1 woman was raped every 32 minutes
  • An increase of 6.7% in the incidents of rape was seen between 1997-2002
Incest 2.25% of the total rape cases, were cases of incest

Sexual Harassment
  • 44,098 incidents of sexual harassment were reported.
  • 121 women were sexually harassed every day
  • 1 woman was sexually harassed every 12 minutes
  • An increase of 20.6% was seen in incidents of sexual harassment between 1997-2002
Importation of girls/Trafficking
  • 11,332 women and girls were trafficked
  • 31 women and girls were trafficked every day
  • 1 woman or girl was trafficked every 46 minutes
Kidnapping and abduction
  • 14,630 women and minor girls were kidnapped or abducted
  • 40 women and minor girls were kidnapped every day
  • 1 woman or minor girl was abducted every 36 minutes
Dowry Related Murders
  • 7,895 women were murdered due to dowry
  • 21 women were murdered every day
  • 1 woman was  murdered due to dowry every 66 minutes
Domestic Violence
  • 49,237 women faced domestic violence in their marital homes.
  • 135 women were tortured by their husbands and in-laws  every day
  • 1 woman faced torture in her marital relationship every   11 minutes
  • Domestic violence constitutes 33.3% of the total crimes against women
  • A steep rise of 34.5% in domestic violence cases was witnessed between 1997-2002
12,134 women were driven to commit suicide due to dowry1,10,424 housewives committed suicide between 1997-2001 and accounted for 52% of the total female suicide victims
Source: NCRB, ‘Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India’, between 1997-2001

Kya yahi hai "" Womaniya "" ?? Ho womaniya ,.Aa .ha Womaniya...Ho Womaniya ???

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