HYDERABAD: The idea of ladies entrepreneurship can simplest take off in India if we commence respecting the girl child at house, India’s celebrated innovator and training reformist fI
mentioned right here on Wednesday.
“Unless we commence trusting the girl child, it is going to now not occur… we sow seeds very early of their minds via announcing that you can not do this-….let your brother move out.
When it’s cleansing dishes, you give it to the girl but if it’s working errands within the village it’s at all times the men and that’s how they get publicity as they meet other people outdoor.
So that is what has to switch at the fundamental stage with out which those meetings will be unable to lend a hand a lot,” Wangchuk, the person who inspired Aamir Khan’s personality ‘Phunsukh Wangdu’ within the ‘three Idiots’, mentioned at the sidelines of the GES 2017 summit.
Blaming Bollywood for boosting gender stereotypes, he mentioned, “With the portrayal of women as ‘abla naaris’ who are always waiting to be rescued by heroes, even women back home get influenced and start becoming all dainty and frail creatures, which is sad and retrograde.”
Wangchuk identified that girls in India, particularly within the rural spaces, have at all times been laborious running however now not entrepreneurial as a result of at house they aren’t determination makers.
“Women are only made to work hard in homes. But it is always a brother or father who calls the shots,” he mentioned. “Unless this changes, we cannot expect a huge wave of women entrepreneurship in the country,” he added.