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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 11, Part A (2020)

Socio-economic status of tribal women of Jharkhand

Author(s)
Poonam Binjha
Abstract
Women in a tribal society play a pivotal role in various sphere of social, economic, religious and economic ways of their life. Tribal women enjoy higher status than the non-tribal women. The status of women is measured by using indicators such as education, health status, employment status and household decision making power. They are co-partner with men in decision making at house and outside and enjoy higher status than the non-tribal women. But from the materialistic development point of view, tribal women are still deprived from educational and decent standard of living. The tribal girl and women are considered economic asset and have equal status with their counterparts in their society.
Methods: The study is based on the secondary data which is obtained from government documents, books, journals, research articles, and websites.
Objective: The main objective of this paper is to study the role and socio-economic status of the tribal women in Jharkhand.
Findings: The tribal women play a distinctive role in their tribal society and they face less discrimination than women of non-tribal society. The study revealed that low literacy rate and education, poor health status, lack of employment opportunities, traditional belief and lower political participation, technological backwardness are the main obstacle in the development of tribal women status.
Pages: 32-37  |  318 Views  19 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Poonam Binjha. Socio-economic status of tribal women of Jharkhand. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(11):32-37.
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