While a lot is spoken of equal rights for women in India, the situational reality of the status of women in India, particularly in rural areas, is pathetic.
Gender disparity manifests itself in various forms, the most obvious being the trend of continuously declining female population rates in the last few decades. The underlying causes of gender inequality are related to social and economic factors. Consequently, the access for women, particularly those in the rural areas, to education and health care among others is inadequate.
Ashok Medicare and Research Foundation (AMRF)
aims at a holistic approach to the development of women to enable them to realize their full potential and establish a dignified status for themselves in the society.