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Socio-emotional Empowerment of Adolescent Girls of Rural Punjab


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1 Department of Human Development & Family Studies, PAU, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
     

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The present study explored the social-emotional development of rural adolescent girls of Punjab and also assessed the impact o intervention on the socio-emotional development of adolescent girls. The sample consisted of 150 adolescents from the selected villages of Malwa, Majha, and Doaba region of Punjab. Total six villages (two from each region) were selected, and short trainings were given in each village. The study findings concluded that after giving interventions, adolescent girls were found socially and emotionally empowered. The results also revealed significant differences at low level of socio-emotional development in the three villages. It is recommended that improved socio-emotional skills would help adolescent girls to avoid unfavorable situations in later life. Also, these skills would help them to be more creative, maintain healthier relationships, better stress managers, boost their academic scores and also help them in achieving greater self-awareness.
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Rashmi Upreti
Department of Human Development & Family Studies, PAU, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Asha Chawla
Department of Human Development & Family Studies, PAU, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Abstract


The present study explored the social-emotional development of rural adolescent girls of Punjab and also assessed the impact o intervention on the socio-emotional development of adolescent girls. The sample consisted of 150 adolescents from the selected villages of Malwa, Majha, and Doaba region of Punjab. Total six villages (two from each region) were selected, and short trainings were given in each village. The study findings concluded that after giving interventions, adolescent girls were found socially and emotionally empowered. The results also revealed significant differences at low level of socio-emotional development in the three villages. It is recommended that improved socio-emotional skills would help adolescent girls to avoid unfavorable situations in later life. Also, these skills would help them to be more creative, maintain healthier relationships, better stress managers, boost their academic scores and also help them in achieving greater self-awareness.