THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN DECISION MAKING IN THE FAMILY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KAMRUP DISTRICT (ASSAM)Journal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.4, No. 6)
Publication Date: 2015-06-30
Authors : B.K. Sarmah;
Page : 440-444
Keywords : Women; Role of Decision raking in family; schooling of Children; Family Budget; savings families Menu.;
No one can deny the fact that, both men and women perform certain roles in the society. Women are integral part of family and pivotal force in any kind of progress say in Socio - economic progress. Though women are physically weaker than men, yet women also are to perform certain role for social - economic development of the families as well as society. It is essential in any family that both men and women should have equal say regarding decision making in the family. These decisions may be regarding Children’s schooling, employment, marriage, savings, food, family budget, land purchasing, purchasing of any valuable property etc. The present study is undertaken to analyse the role of women in decision making in the family of Kamrup District (Assam) regarding fam ily planning, schooling of it children savings, food and family budget, Children’s future, buying land or other valuable property etc. The study reveals that most of the women (60%) are found to have equal status in the family with regard to taking various decisions.
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