Empowerment of women through self help groups – A case study in mysore district

Komala, K. and Aiyanna, K. V. (2012) Empowerment of women through self help groups – A case study in mysore district. Asian Journal of Development Matters, 6 (2). pp. 28-36. ISSN 0976-4674

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Abstract

It is evident from the study of Mysore district that SHG’s have been playing a vital role in the empowerment of women. The number of women inclined towards SHG’s is increasing which implies that women are aspiring for equality, self confidence and selfrespect. This SHG has been an instrument in empowering women in Mysore District. The study has been undertaken to know the women empowerment through SHGs in Mysore district. It has been noted that after becoming a member their socioeconomic status has improved to greater extent. Micro credit through SHGs enhances the equality of status of women as participants, decision makers and beneficiaries in the social, economic and cultural spheres of life. Even SHGs empower women and train them to take active part in all aspects. This shows that after they joined SHGs women in Mysore district have been empowered in all aspects.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: I Institute of Development Studies > IDS
Divisions: Department of > Institute of Development Studies
Depositing User: MUL SWAPNA user
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2019 09:22
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 09:22
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/6323

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