Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 9th Standard
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Explain with examples how the united strength of women can bring about constructive changes in various fields. - History and Political Science

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Explain with examples how the united strength of women can bring about constructive changes in various fields.

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The united strength of women can bring about constructive changes in various sections of the society for example:

  1. Laatne Morcha (1972) Women under the leadership of Socialist leader Mrinal Gore came out on the streets of Mumbai to demonstrate against Mrinal Gore, the brunt of scarcity of essential supplies and the subsequent rise in their prices.
  2. The Chipko Movement (1973) Women took an active part in the Chipko Movement by holding hands and encircling each tree to prevent their chopping for commercial purposes.
  3. Anti Liquor Movement (1992) The Women in Andhra Pradesh came together to protest against rampant alcoholism and were supported by the State govt.

These moments saw great success and underlined how the united strength of women can bring about a positive change in society.

Concept: Empowerment of Women and Other Weaker Sections
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Balbharati Social Science History and Political Science 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1.06 Empowerment of Women and other Weaker Sections
Answer the following question in detail. | Q 1 | Page 36
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