(i) Women are given the equal right to vote like those of men.
(ii) The Government of India passed the Hindu Code Bill and Kamala Act due to which now girls have equal share along with their brothers in the property of their parents.
(iii) The government of India has declared dowry as illegal and now no one can force the other party to give dowry. Such persons can easily be prosecuted.
(iv) To impart education to girls various schools and colleges have been opened.
(v) Gender empowerment focuses on opportunities and participation in decision making process and values.
(vi) Women have been recognised as a separate target group in our developmental planning, for raising their status at par with that of men. To achieve the above objective the Rational Commission for women was set up in January, 1992.
(vii) Constitutional safeguards, initiatives in the areas of capacity building, employment and income generation, welfare and support services and gender sensitisation have been undertaken by department of women and child development under the National Policy for Empowerment of Women, 2001.