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The Compact Of The Indian Marriage


Poverty and Famines: An Essay on … –

Amartya Sen highlights in his landmark study (Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation By Amartya Sen) about The Great Bengal Famine that
“…for every dead woman there were nearly two dead men …” Sir Charles
Elliot Famine Commissioner in Mysore in 1876 the general belief about
Indian famines that “all authorities seem agreed that women succumb to
famine less easily than men.”

For the role of women in the Indian family system, click here

Feminism, Women, Social Position, et al

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