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Women Empowerment Among Students of Selected Degree Colleges


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Women Domestic violence, dowry related violence, female feticide, gender inequality are some of the social evils faced by women all over the world. Most of the women in our society are the victims of one or the other social evils. Still gender bias and beliefs are playing as chief obstacle for the growth of women empowerment worldwide. The data was collected students studying at Om Prabha First Grade College for Women who fulfill the inclusion criteria. After a brief introduction of self, the investigator and the participants were seated in the class room and self-administered questionnaire was distributed to get response from each subject. The students took about 30 minutes to complete the questionnaire. The purpose of the study was explained and confidentiality was assured. Thanking the respondents, then the data collection procedure was terminated. Thus the attitude regarding women empowerment was assessed. The attitude towards women empowerment was assessed through 5 point rating scale, majority of the respondents 64% had favourable attitude regarding women empowerment and 36% of the respondents had moderately favourable attitude regarding women empowerment. The mean of overall attitude score was 118.28, mean % was 78.9 with standard deviation 15.2 and standard deviation % 10.1. Hence the association between attitude and selected demographic variables is statistically significant with respect to Age, Religion, Type of family, Number of siblings and Source of information and non-significant with respect to occupation of mother and occupation of father. Hence H<sub>1</sub>-there will be a significant association between attitude and demographic variables was accepted. The study concluded that Attitude brings about remarkable changes in the status of women. This study will throw light to empower women in all dimensions which in turn improve the society.

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Attitude, Women Empowerment, Students.
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Laishram Dabashini Devi
Global College of Nursing, Bangalore, India
Ahongsangbam Sanathoi Chanu
Global College of Nursing, Bangalore, India

Abstract


Women Domestic violence, dowry related violence, female feticide, gender inequality are some of the social evils faced by women all over the world. Most of the women in our society are the victims of one or the other social evils. Still gender bias and beliefs are playing as chief obstacle for the growth of women empowerment worldwide. The data was collected students studying at Om Prabha First Grade College for Women who fulfill the inclusion criteria. After a brief introduction of self, the investigator and the participants were seated in the class room and self-administered questionnaire was distributed to get response from each subject. The students took about 30 minutes to complete the questionnaire. The purpose of the study was explained and confidentiality was assured. Thanking the respondents, then the data collection procedure was terminated. Thus the attitude regarding women empowerment was assessed. The attitude towards women empowerment was assessed through 5 point rating scale, majority of the respondents 64% had favourable attitude regarding women empowerment and 36% of the respondents had moderately favourable attitude regarding women empowerment. The mean of overall attitude score was 118.28, mean % was 78.9 with standard deviation 15.2 and standard deviation % 10.1. Hence the association between attitude and selected demographic variables is statistically significant with respect to Age, Religion, Type of family, Number of siblings and Source of information and non-significant with respect to occupation of mother and occupation of father. Hence H<sub>1</sub>-there will be a significant association between attitude and demographic variables was accepted. The study concluded that Attitude brings about remarkable changes in the status of women. This study will throw light to empower women in all dimensions which in turn improve the society.

Keywords


Attitude, Women Empowerment, Students.

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