In India, women are separated from the public sphere through tradition, customs, religions, creed and the caste system; all of which play a tremendous role in India’s day-to-day politics (Singh, 2013). These customs and traditions have created norms that have become so entrenched into India’s society that they have become values where women are viewed upon negatively when such norms are not followed. Such norms include taking up the role of the housewife where an Indian woman is supposed to take care of her husband, her children, her husband’s family and sometimes extended family (Payne & Nassar, 2012, p. 148). Be respectful to her elders, not talk back to her husband or parents, obey her husband, not have relationshi...
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