Being a woman doesn’t mean that you have to stay inside your homes.But each woman has a lot to contribute to her society and thereby developing herself. If not now,when?Explore
India is known to be traditionally and culturally great but treatment of women is always a topic for controversy. Though India is the largest democracy in the world it is patriarchal. Women had always been victims of gender bias since time immemorial.
Women’s education percentage is low in India especially in the rural areas. Because they are deprived of professional and technical education.
Women in India mostly fail to find or create suitable jobs for them. Hence they are seen registering at employment exchanges and waiting for a lifetime.
Women and children especially girls are being molested at their homes, workplaces, transports and even at public places by friends, relatives, colleagues or strangers.
Malnutrition in the early days affects her health in the later phase of women’s life.Adequate measures can resolve this.
Losing one’s husband is considered evil and the widow is ill-treated by the society, where she can no longer lead an ordinary life.In turn a man who loses his wife never suffers.
Though it is prevented by law there are still some rural areas where child marriages are common and they keep the brides shut inside the house.
The system of dowry in India is a curse for the less privileged while others celebrate it.It has caused a number of suicides and murders.
Almost 70% of Indian women according to a survey are victims of domestic violence by her husband, relative or other family members.
Femme doesn’t mean a corporate business or a charitable organization.Rather they stand for women’s education, creativity and resistance to violence and abuse. Femme sets the goals of gender equality, non-violence and a fearless generation of independent women.
Femme paves way for women’s education,livelihood and independence. Wherever you fall, Femme can lend you a helping hand.
Are you interested in Femme? Is your age 10 years or more? Then come on! Femme needs YOU!
Join Femme if you are a woman or a girl who wish to pursue your dream of an independent, powerful and dignified existence.
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Cochin, Kerala, India - 682022