Women, in India, were treated with dignity and respect in the Vedic period. The lady of the house was treated as the Devi Laxmi in the family. But, this status changed due to the political changes in the countries scenario. They were denied equal rights and liberty in almost every community of the world. In the past several decades, the status of women has greatly improved. The availability of education and the policies of the government have done a lot in the improvement of the status of women.
Nowadays, women play an important part in the development of modern society. Many women are working in prestigious professions, such as medicine, law, media, management, and engineering. They comprise a large part of the workers in business and factories. In addition, they are working in important positions which used to be held mainly by men there are even some businesses that are run completely and fully by women.
Clearly, women are making outstanding contributions to the progress of modern society. Due to women’s higher education, society has made considerable progress. Moreover, the improved status of women, due to their positive role in the development of the country has not only to help women’s prestige but has also broadened their vision.