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Working Women: Issues and Challenges

Dhara Thakkar,Rameshwari Pandya

ISBN 10: 8190789155 / ISBN 13: 9788190789158
Published by Serials Publications, 2010
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The study of anatomical, physiological aspects of human beings in working environment is important to ensure that work fits the job to the man rather than the man to the job. In a semi-industrialized country like India, the working class is one of the weakest sections of society. Society being male-dominated, women workers receive still poor recognition/ value. It is not that there are no statutory provisions to ensure fair working conditions for women in India. In fact, the constitution of India provides equal rights and opportunities to both the gender. In addition, there are specific provisions for protection. In addition, there are specific provisions for protection and welfare of working in many of the labour laws. However, most of these legislations do not cover agriculture and units in small and informal sectors which are the predominant workplaces of women. Women today are not only doing physical work but are also doing mental works by taking up employment in the jobs like administration, management offices and courts. With the growing avenues, women facing various types of problems, which need to be sorted out and solved. This book deals with the problems and issues of working women and is lined with the efforts made towards employment of women. This book also deals with conditions of women in India. It detail the activities and work methods of women workers. Professional women who have attempted to works with their potential capabilities and resources have entered the world of occupation and have made their carrier rapidly in this era. Hence, this study will focus on some of the factors that are responsible for producing either physical or mental stress which could have adversely affected the health status of working women. The Department of Extension and Communication is dealing with various issues related to women and great efforts in identifying and exploring various aspects related to the problems of working women. The department also focuses on many projects and activities \, thus contributing in raising the status of women in society. Therefore, under rural and extension programmes of the department, the study will provide a platform to initiate welfare programmes for employed women. Thus, adding to the knowledge, information and modifications for the development of the above courses. Printed Pages: 118. Bookseller Inventory # 46931

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Title: Working Women: Issues and Challenges

Publisher: Serials Publications

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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