What Was the Position of Women During the Later Vedic Period? - History and Civics

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What was the position of women during the Later Vedic Period?

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The position of women declined in the Later Vedic period. She was not allowed to take part in political life. Swayamvaras were no more allowed. She was not given much respect and importance at social and religious gatherings. Women were not allowed to study Vedic literature. The birth of a girl was not welcomed.

Concept: Aryavarta (Later Vedic Age)
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