Indian society has been exposed to
industrialisation, social transformation, agricultural
modernisation and economic development, urbanisation
and rapid industrialisation and globalisation. However,
these processes have generated regional imbalances,
sharpened class inequalities and augmented the gender
disparities. All these have adversely affected the various
aspects of women status in contemporary Indian society.
We continue to witness caste and religious conflicts which
are directly affecting the status of women. The sexuality
of women is related to honour through the Racist Indian
Caste system and through Religious Atrocities. Universal
Basic Income will bring a great solution for this gender
Gender inequality has resulted in constraints
towards possible growth opportunities, so as to attain
Sustainable Development Goals of developing economies.
Female participation in work is restricted by multiple
means of religious and cultural atrocities. Hence
Universal Basic Income will facilitate the females to
enhance their bargaining in the open market.
Hence investing in females will act as a stimulus for
economic development. But transferring money to women
makes them looked down again by the parallel genders.
Hence Universal Basic Income alone can be a solution for
empowering them so that their labour is used fully for an
Keywords : Social inequality, Gender Empowerment, Universal Basic Income, Gender gap.