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FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY

Dr. Anuradha Polakonda.

Abstract
Social, economic, political and general changes in the women status has been observed in the 21st century. They are enjoying their social and legal rights with the freedom to participate in public affairs. There are various factors that are responsible to uplift status of women where they are involved in the paid work and acquire financial independence; numbers of positions in paid work are increased and they got the chance to increase their number in universities, professional institutes, and legislative bodies. Today there are a good percentage of women that are educated and employed to earn their livelihood. They had the confidence and are aware enough to make better decisions for their life and due to gender quality they are coming forward in all the sectors to show their potential. The aim of this study is to find the factors that are determining the changing status of women in 21st century. The nature of the study is explorative and a sample of 370 respondents was considered on the base of random sampling. A structured questionnaire was used to collect the data and Factor analysis and mean score were used to analyse the data. It is found that there are six factors namely Education, Employment, Decision making power, Gender equality, Social media and media and Awareness & confidence that significantly determines the status of women.

Key words: Women, education, freedom, empowerment, employment, status


 
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Dr. Anuradha Polakonda. FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 1576-1584. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193


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Dr. Anuradha Polakonda. FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 1576-1584. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193



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Dr. Anuradha Polakonda. FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY. JCR. (2020), [cited September 15, 2020]; 7(19): 1576-1584. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193



Harvard Style

Dr. Anuradha Polakonda (2020) FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY. JCR, 7 (19), 1576-1584. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193



Turabian Style

Dr. Anuradha Polakonda. 2020. FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 1576-1584. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193



Chicago Style

Dr. Anuradha Polakonda. "FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 1576-1584. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Dr. Anuradha Polakonda. "FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.19 (2020), 1576-1584. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Dr. Anuradha Polakonda (2020) FACTORS DETERMINING THE CHANGING STATUS OF WOMEN IN 21ST CENTURY: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 1576-1584. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.193