Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : issues


RURAL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN TOURISM SECTOR: FINDINGS FROM CASE STUDIES

A. Padma Yasoda Kumari; Dr.A. Udaya Shankar

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 4, Pages 835-843

Women entrepreneurships important for the development of our country. A majority of the Indian women live in villages. Therefore, the development of rural women entrepreneurship is necessary for the true development of our country’s economy. The Government of India and the Planning commission of India acknowledged that rural women entrepreneurship is to be promoted for the economic development. The rural women of India are trying to foray into entrepreneurship. However, the problems encountered by the rural women entrepreneurs are completely different from those of their urban counterparts. Tourism sector can provide lot of chances for the rural women development through entrepreneurship. This phenomenon of contemporary practices in tourism is deliberated about in this study bringing forward the four case studies of rural women entrepreneurs in tourism sector. The focus of the present paper is to gain insight into the concept of rural women entrepreneurship in tourism sector focusing on to examine the need of rural women entrepreneurs in tourism, barriers as well as difficulties experienced by rural women, issues and challenges in contemporary practices in tourism andto suggest measures for women empowerment from tourism.

A study of Rural Women Empowerment through ICTs in West Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh

A.Padma Yasoda Kumari; Dr. A. Udaya Shankar

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 4, Pages 1176-1193

Women empowerment is important for the development of our country. A majority of the Indian women live in villages. Therefore, the development of rural women empowerment is necessary for the true development of our countries economy. The Government of India and the Planning commission of India acknowledged that rural women empowerment is to be promoted for the economic development. The rural women of India are trying to foray into entrepreneurship for their empowerment. However, the problems encountered by the rural women entrepreneurs is completely different from those of their urban counterparts. ICT sector can provide lot of chances for the rural women development through entrepreneurship. This phenomenon of contemporary practices in ICT sector is deliberated about in this study bringing forward the case study of rural women entrepreneurs of West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh in ICT sector. The focus of the present paper is to gain insight into the concept of rural women entrepreneurship in ICT sector focussing on to examine the need of rural women entrepreneurs in ICT’s, barriers as well as difficulties experienced by rural women, issues and challenges in contemporary practices in ICT’s and to suggest measures for women empowerment from ICT’s

Domestic Harassment Of Women And Children During COVID-19

Mukesh Singh

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 6, Pages 754-761

Domestic abuse, a prevalent problem in all cultures, and debates about this phenomenon are related to the complexities and the tabous. Domestic violence / harassment of relationships refers to romantic marriages or partnerships between spouses and in these situations often the female gender is the survivor. There are many women who experience psychological and physical violence in their close relationships and immediate social environment which later become a serious health problem for them. Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behaviour which involves physical , psychological, mental, economic and emotional abuse committed by one individual against another near individual with the purpose of gaining and retaining power and control. Domestic abuse can be found in all sorts of intimate marriages, such as married spouses, single spouses, living in families, individuals with shared children, same-sex partners, in past partnerships etc. The aim of this study is to find out the nature and various causes of domestic violence against women during COVID-19's lockdown situation. Using standard questionnaire and random sampling, samples of 165 females from various sectors with varying educational qualifications and family status levels were surveyed. To get the appropriate results, a T-test was applied. Specific causes and character of domestic violence can be found in the COVID-19 case, such as oral bullying, abuse , physical abuse, assault, mistreatment, spouse's aggressive behavior and sexual abuse due in part to factors such as female identity, financial distress, domination, alcohol and extra-marital problems, etc..