To what extent have the nations of the Third World modernized?
The two areas I will be discussing are India and Africa. I will be discussing the role of women, education, political, and economic changes in society.
“India created a new constitution that included social justice, equality of status, opportunity, and fraternity. All citizens of the country were protected from discrimination on the grounds of religion belief, race, caste, gender, or place of birth”. (Duiker 276)
To combat rural poverty, Gandhi “nationalized banks, provided loans to peasants on easy terms, built low-cost housing, distributed land to the landless, and introduced electoral reforms to enfranchise the poor”. (Duiker 273, 274)