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International Journal of Sociology and Humanities

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

A sociological study on the role of self-help groups in political empowerment of rural women in Haryana

Author(s):

Dr. Vineet and Prof. Prem Kumar

Abstract:

The study follows an exploratory-cum-descriptive research design, and information related to research is collected through an interview schedule, observation methods, and secondary sources. Using stratified random sampling, 408 respondents were selected from the universe of the study. The result of the study shows that low participation in Gram Sabha meetings by SHG members, with 431 (89.8%) members not attending and only 49 (10.2%) members participating in it. The data shows that participation was particularly low in Baliali, Bhirdhana, and Mohammadpur Ahir villages. Result of study shows that the majority of respondents (25.6%) voted based on their family's decision, while other factors such as caste, education, and mixed also played an important role to cast vote in any election, 72.5% of respondents believe that the Constitution plays an important.

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International Journal of Sociology and Humanities
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vineet and Prof. Prem Kumar. A sociological study on the role of self-help groups in political empowerment of rural women in Haryana. Int. J. Sociol. Humanit. 2023;5(1):37-42. DOI: 10.33545/26648679.2023.v5.i1a.42
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