WOMEN’S OCCUPATIONAL DISTRIBUTION AND ITS IMPACT ON EMPOWERMENTJournal: International Journal of Human Resource Management and Research (IJHRMR) (Vol.9, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2019-06-30
Authors : Lakhimi Nath;
Page : 131-138
Keywords : Empowerment; Women Empowerment; Fuzzy Set Technique & Occupation Distribution of Women;
This paper primarily deals with the empowerment of women with respect to occupation distribution. In other words, how occupation distribution impact on women empowerment. The geographical area selected for the study is the rural areas of Nagaon district of Assam. Nagaon district is one of the economical backward districts of Assam. The sample size selected for the study is 170 from rural areas of Nagaon district of Assam. The target group population selected for the study is women belonging to the age group of 18-60 years. Fussy set technique has been applied here for the analysis of data. The results show that occupation distribution has a greater impact on women empowerment. In the paper the women empowerment is measured in terms of three attributes, such as decision making within the family, women's control over economic resources and women's political participation.
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