Women Empowerment through Self Help Group Promotion: A Case Study of Mahila

Authors(2) :-Vikas Samiti, Surendra Singh Bhati

Indian history in all its evidences considered women as source of power, blessing and wealth. They considered women as goddess and worshipped her for all prosperity but still this gender is known to be most downtrodden and exploited even .after passing of many centuries the condition is stagnant. Instead of endless social and legal efforts the section of society is still unable to make way for better life. This article presents a very tiny idea for women empowerment through own efforts. The concept of self-help groups is discussed and its importance in empowerment of women is enumerated. This is defined as a way for upliftment of female section of backward society.

Authors and Affiliations

Vikas Samiti
Practicing Advocate at District and Sessions Court, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
Surendra Singh Bhati
Practicing Advocate at District and Sessions Court, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Women Empowerment, Self-Help Groups, Women Awareness Programmes, Social Measures.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 81-83
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173614
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Vikas Samiti, Surendra Singh Bhati, " Women Empowerment through Self Help Group Promotion: A Case Study of Mahila , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.81-83, July-August-2017. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST173614
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST173614

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