GSEB Class 7 Gender Discrimination Solutions
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The effect of gender discrimination is mostly seen in ………………[villages]
Ratio of female was …………per 1000 male in 2011. 
Answer in short:
[Q] What kind of discrimination is seen in the upbringing of children?
- It is common in India to see discrimination between sons and daughters in attire, outings, education, and sports.
- Primary education is not provided to girls in many backward areas.
- Parents do not want to send their daughters to study or work outside of their city or village.
[Q] What are the differences seen in the distribution of household work?
In Indian society people believe the girls are not physically fit as compared to the boys, so they are expected to take care of household chores such as cooking, cleaning, washing clothes and utensils.
[Q] Who is more likely to complete a formal primary education traditionally?
Formal education is more likely to be completed by boys than by girls.
Answer the following questions in 1-2 lines each:
[Q] What efforts does the government make for women’s empowerment?
- The government provides special assistance to girls for higher education in order to empower women.
- An anti-foeticide law prohibits killing a daughter before she is born, and gender determination is a legal crime.
- The government is doing everything it can to ensure that girls complete a formal primary education.
- Women empowerment schemes are being run under start up India and make in India.
- The government is also trying to ensure the safety of girls.
[Q] In which fields women are still rarely seen?
Women rarely serve in the national armed forces or police forces.
[Q] How did women join the movement at the time of independence?
Women from Gujarat and all over the country also joined the movement along with Kasturba.
Write short notes on:
[Q] Women empowerment