“To awaken the people, it is the women who must be awakened. Once she is on the move, the family moves, the village moves, the nation moves.” – Jawaharlal Nehru.

Model Answer


Women in the first agency of socialisation of any child and only awakened women can create a difference at the family, village and national levels.


Here awakened women mean a woman who is aware of the self itself. This means she is aware of the inherent capabilities of production, care, compassion, management, sacrifice etc.

Role of Women in awakening of Family: Now self-awareness can help in awakening the family because she has the highest impact on the family members through emotional bonds with all the members of the family. For example the role of the Mother of Thomas Elva Edison.

Role of women in Awakening the village: Awakened women can lead the villagers to raise their concerns like the Chipko movement. 

Role of Women in Awakening at National Level: Awakened women can also create awareness at the national and international level like Malala Yusufzai. It is the virtue of the sacrifice of women that creates a great impact on the masses to follow her.


Thus it is clear that the awakening of women can help in progress at the national level.

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