International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021


Sanitation Behaviour: Regarding to Gender & Religion in Bishnupur District of Manipur

Dr. H. Merina Devi [3]


Abstract: The research paper will discusses the gender differences of sanitation behaviour in the district of Bishnupur. Gender refers to distinction between men and women which creates inequality in their sanitation behaviour as well. Religion is a cultural system of designate behaviours and practices. In the study sanitation practices of Hindu & Sanamahi, Muslim and Christian & TRC are analysed in their personal, household, and community dimensions Sanitation behaviour refers to acts of individuals, households and community, oriented to efficient disposal of any kind of disease-causing substance; namely, human waste (excreta, urine, sweating, nails, etc), animal excreta and carcasses, garbage, wreckage, dirt, spit, stagnant water, etc so as to get clean and disease-free living and health protection. A discussion on the disposal practices in each of these dimensions is being undertaken to understand the sanitation behaviour of the respondents.


Keywords: Gender, Religion, Sanitation Behaviour


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,


Pages: 338 - 342


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