Dr. Shilpa Bagdare


Abstract:- As we progress and develop, the reflections should also be visible on the basic elements of our social structure. Women, being a primary element of any society and the development process, need to be empowered in the true sense. Their empowerment is closely linked to attainment of all the seventeen goals of the sustainable development. This requires an understanding of the major issues confronted by women in their lives, suitable social and policy interventions and other remedial actions to provide an equal status and empower them in all possible dimensions. The present paper explores the concept of women empowerment and its association with sustainable development goals. It also describes the role of UN, Governments and other NGOs in dealing with such issues. The paper brings about import insights for the scholars and policy makers.

Keywords:- Women Empowerment, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, United Nations.

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