Can women's rights and cultural traditions co-exist in the 21st century?

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Can women's rights and cultural traditions co-exist in the 21st century? by Mind Map: Can women's rights and cultural traditions co-exist in the 21st century?

1. Economics

1.1. About 80% of Indian women did not have a bank account till the 2014 due to UNDP statistics.

1.2. Gender inequality and lack of the women's participating in country's life reduces its economical growth in comparison with more developed countries in the question of gender equality.

2. Politics

2.1. Women discrimination is also visible in government's policy due to absence of measures to reduce the women inequality in India in 68 years of independence.

2.2. Forced marriage occurrence level also raises in Europe and usually the field of it intersects with migration. Consequently there is a lack of clarity, when interests of different minorities cross.

2.3. Governments of the European countries showed initiatives in taking measures to reduce the forced marriage occurrence. Great instances were set up by policy makers in the immigration law.

3. Culture

3.1. Cultural and religious beliefs make a birth of a son more preferable for parents due to lineage, inheritance, identity, status, and economic security.

3.2. Forced marriage is mostly recognized as a cultural practice due to its occurrence among ethnic minorities, migrant communes.

4. Science&Technology

4.1. Indian women are paid less attention in the health sphere which leads to the poor immune system, high fatality level among Indian females, etc. Also there is a cultural and religious obstacle like the reluctance to be examined by male doctors.

4.2. Girls are underrated in the educational system, which leads to lower rates in literacy among women and affects the employment level as well too.

4.3. From psychological perspectives, there is high risk of mental injuries in forced unions, such as constant feeling of fear, anxiety and depression, which make the female vulnerable and easily controllable by anyone else.

5. Ethics

5.1. There are high rates of violence against women in India, where sexual harassment occurs every 42 minutes, women's kidnapping every 43 min while every 93 minutes a women is burnt for dowry.

5.1.1. According to the WHO, the violence against women occurs to be a huge health issue.

5.2. Early marriage is a concern for Indian girls, about 39000 girls are being forced for the marriage DAILY, so that means 27 girls get married in India a MINUTE.

5.2.1. It is defined by global society that forced marriage is the crime against human rights, violating a plenty of norms of the international human rights. These contain right of freely enroll into marriage, to bodily and sexual integrity.

5.3. According to the UNDP report, the female death occured 200 times for every 100,000 child births in 2014 in India.

5.4. India is on the top by its population (2nd place), but country is in the outers (132nd position) because of the sex ratio (943 f for 1000 m).

6. Environment

6.1. Working environment for female workers contains a variety of challenges, such as wage differentiation, sexual harassment, higher working hours with lower salaries, unfair and delayed promotions, ets. For instance, percentage of unpaid female workers is 27, which is HUGE in a working system and demonstrates women discrimination in the employment sphere.

6.2. Household environment also imposes particular duties for women. Detrimental cultural practices state men dominating the family while women are supposed to care after children and combine it with all the homework.