International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 12, Part F (2019)
Role of self-help groups in economic and social empowerment of women: An empirical study
Half of the world's population comprises women, and their societal role is significant. Their fundamental rights are underprivileged. Reproductive health inequalities, educational & economic discrimination, domestic violence & other harmful old practices are still the most persistent & continual structures of disparity in society. Hence, empowering women has become crucial. Self Help Group (SHG) initiative is hope for governments to make women empower. SHGs have the potential to attend to lots of issues that the women face due to disempowerment & pass a significant transformation in their lives. This paper examines the self-help Groups' role in women's Social and Economic Empowerment. Women empowerment can be defined simply as creating an environment where women have the power to make decisions about their own lives. Sample of 149 women from Self-help group were surveyed to know the Role and importance of Self-Help Groups in Economic and Social Empowerment of Women. It is found that there is a significant impact of Self-Help Groups in Economic and Social Empowerment of Women in India.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Bharti Pathania. Role of self-help groups in economic and social empowerment of women: An empirical study. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(12):431-434.