Hina Kausar, Hiwarkar YA, Mohammed Ubaid Ur Rahaman.
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Hina Kausar1*, Hiwarkar Y. A.1 and Mohammed Ubaid Ur Rahaman2
1Assistant Professor, Community Medicine, Dr. Ulhas Patil Medical College, Jalgaon Kh.(MS)
2Divisional Medical Officer, Central Railway hospital, Bhusawal (MS)
Volume - 5,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2013
Background: Since long discrimination on account of gender is being practiced.
Objective: To know social problems of working women.
Material and methods: Three hundred working women employed in Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar (Andhra Pradesh) were taken as sample. The data were collected in a pre-designed and pretested Proforma.
Results: out of 300 study subjects 282 had a total of 548social problems. The social problems in descending order of frequency were gender discrimination 103(34.4%), negative impact on husband’s self esteem due to work (34%), Cannot give proper time for children and other family members (30%),work place harassment(28%),lack of support from family for working(21.4%), difficult to carry home responsibilities (20%), and domestic violence(15%).
Cite this article:
Hina Kausar, Hiwarkar YA , Mohammed Ubaid Ur Rahaman.
An Analytical Study of Social Problems as Perceived by Working Women. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2013; 5(3): 166-168.