Culture changes from time to time, both men and women are affected by the cultural change in many ways, women empowerment is an integral part of the same. There are different issues faced by men and women in different countries across the world. And in developing countries like India there are many different perspectives about feminism and women empowerment, there are diverse factors that have an effect on the same. The target group is the adolescent and young adults as adolescence is the most important part of one’s life when an individual forms an identity for oneself. This paper discusses about the relationship between reading habits of adolescents and young adults and their views on feminism. This paper also discusses about the genres preferred by the target audience. The paper compares the reading habits of people from different specializations, and the relationship between reading non-fiction feminist books, novels, inspirational books, books written by male and female authors and the attitude of men and women towards feminism and feminists. This paper sums up the impact of socially conscious literature mainly focusing on women empowerment on young minds.
Sai Shri Ramamurthy, Independent Researcher, India
Manjunatheshwar Prasad Jagadeshwar Rao, Independent Researcher, India