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Social Media as a Medium for Empowerment of Women

Journal: International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Page : 164-166

Keywords : Marketing; Social Media; Women Entrepreneurs; Women empowerment;

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Women empowerment is very important for the development of a country. Women are offering their services in every sector of a economy. The role of social media has become very important in shaping present society. Social media educates the people about the current issues and influences the public opinion. The reach of media to common people has increased and undoubtedly social media has attained the role of a very powerful organ in all spears of life. It's a common belief that women are network savvy entrepreneurs are able to reach the larger target customers in low cost. Social media entrepreneurship has definitely offered financial independence and sense of pride and purpose. Social media is helping the women to empower themselves by using different tools of media. They increase the participation and access of women to self expression and decision making through the media and new technologies of communication is empowering the women. On the other hand the influence of social media in buying decision of consumers has been very significant. The interface between producers sellers and customers of goods and services increases and helps to strengthen the decision making power of customers. The present study is wholly presented by women respondents who are engaged in online business as the study aims to find out their participation in social media for women entrepreneurial ventures. Present paper aimed to study the status of women, their demographic characteristics, businesses they have started, nature of their businesses and usage of social media in business and growth therein due to strong network. In the present study both primary and secondary data has been used. Dr. Adv. Ms. Neeta Deshpande | Prof. M. M. Samudre "Social Media as a Medium for Empowerment of Women" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-4 | Issue-1 , December 2019, URL: Paper URL:

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