Leadership in Public Arenas

In pre-independence Orissa and West Bengal, only men participated in the public arena as representatives on village councils (pancayats) or heads of lineages and jatis. Today, both men and women elect representatives at the local, state, and federal level, and women vote in about the same proportion as men. While only small numbers of women are elected to public positions, since independence many urban women have been involved in the political process. Furthermore, legislation has been passed at the national level to enhance women's political participation by reserving for them 30% of elected seats on village councils.

Pregnancy And Childbirth

Pregnancy And Childbirth

If Pregnancy Is Something That Frightens You, It's Time To Convert Your Fear Into Joy. Ready To Give Birth To A Child? Is The New Status Hitting Your State Of Mind? Are You Still Scared To Undergo All The Pain That Your Best Friend Underwent Just A Few Days Back? Not Convinced With The Answers Given By The Experts?

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