Dr Mukul Mukherjee
is a former Professor of Economics who is now working in Women’s Studies
Department in the University of Kolkata.
Professor Mukul Mukherjee ,a sociologist,
researcher, writer on women’s rights issues and an active social worker in the
Indian state of West Bengal. In this exclusive interview with VOA Bangla
Service he said that the overall condition of women in India in general and
West Bengal in particular have developed to a considerable extent. It has
achieved to a large extent in empowering women .
However, she thinks that old mentality and
lack of education were stumbling blocks in the way of women liberation.