International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Social Science | Oman | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016


Women Empowerment through Long Term Orientation with Special Reference to SHG, Kerala Region

Ansa Salim


Abstract: The Women empowerment in SHGs is a widely researched topic. A large number of studies have been conducted in Kerala on the role of women empowerment with special focus on Kudumbashree units. These studies mostly focused on the financial aspects of the units, how Kudumbashree improved the status of women financially, the growth of employment, the financial support through the project, etc. The review of literature found shortage of literature on certain aspects like long term orientation, short term orientation and behavioral aspect of women working in these project. This research intends to cover the gap existing in those literature. This is accomplished through an in depth study on the long term orientation of women working in SHGs with special focus on Kudumbashree units. This study concentrates a major aspect Long term Orientation and its relevance on women empowerment. It is widely accepted that within the approach of LTO an appropriate focus towards the job and future wellbeing of a person will evolve. This positive approach promotes women empowerment.


Keywords: Long term Orientation, Women Empowerment, Self Help Groups


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,


Pages: 1462 - 1464


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