Women with Self-Respect: An Entity of Universe


  • A Sarah Helan Sathya SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai, India




Women, Self-Respect, Human Rights, Media, Society


Promoting self-respect is essential to maintain quality. This article argues the importance of self-respect, a woman should give themselves so that others give them as well. Women and self-respect became a contrast in society. In this connection, media also extends its hand to make the world understand the importance of self-respect of a woman through the movie “Thappad”. This movie makes us to rethink the female voice and the foregrounding of oneself in terms of self-respect.  The result will allow to probe into the situation of the struggle for self-respect and respect from others make each women live hell in the world. Women dreaming on free spirit must be addressed in human rights.



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How to Cite

Sathya, A. S. H. (2022). Women with Self-Respect: An Entity of Universe. Canadian Journal of Language and Literature Studies, 2(5), 42–49. https://doi.org/10.53103/cjlls.v2i5.62