There was a time when women were just the kitchen keepers and the house keepers in the Indian society. That was treated as the only field for their activity. Gradually women began to get educated, even highly educated, and a stage came when some of them came out on the social and political field to rub shoulder with the men folk in these fields.
In the freedom struggle of India, there are notable names of women who took an active part in the different movements and even reached the top. This was the opening up of the new horizon for womanhood in India. Today women are undergoing a dramatic change they share the same podium with men in almost every fields and at the same time they are beautifully balancing their family life too which makes women the real architects of our society.
Reasons behind considering women as the real architects of our society
Handles any situation intelligently
Problems faced by women
“Women are worshipped as goddess in India, but still they become the prey of some masked people”
The main problems faced by women in present days
1. Gender discrimination
2. Sexual Harassment
3. Female infanticide
4. Atrocities on women
Some of the women who are really the pillars of our society they are
Mother of the world Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa, known in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje (now the capital of the Republic of Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire. After living in Macedonia for eighteen years she moved to Ireland and then to India, where she lived for most of her life.
The girl who stood for education Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai (born 12 July 1997) is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially education of women in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. Her advocacy has since grown into an international movement.
QUEEN OF ALL MEDIA – Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954), better known as Oprah Winfrey, is an American media proprietor talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history .She, has been ranked the richest African-American, the greatest black philanthropist in American history and is currently North America’s first and only multi-billionaire black person. Several assessments rank her as the most influential woman in the world.
Some women-centric movies
Lastly it can be said that the current life mix of this days modern women they spend 23% family life,25 % working hours ,33% for children and 2% for leisure which clearly portrays how women are balancing their life beautifully with necessary values that are the essential building blocks of a harmonious family and these indeed proves them to be the real architects of our society.