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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Conceptualization of gender development construct by the women students of Navsari Agricultural University

Author(s):
Neethu B Nair and RD Pandya
Abstract:
This study examines the level of awareness about the gender development concept among women students in the Navsari Agricultural University, Gujarat, India. The study population was composed of women students of Agriculture, horticulture, forestry and veterinary science & animal husbandry. Sample size of the study is 140 and data were collected through self-administered surveys. The design for the data collection instrument was based on a literature review and focus group recommendations. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings showed that respondents thought they were having medium level of awareness about the gender development and its component namely gender analysis, gender sensitization, gender discrimination, gender equality, gender equity, gender mainstreaming and gender empowerment. The findings imply that there is a need for improvement in the awareness about the gender development. Extension education curricula need to be reviewed and updated, incorporating the gender development construct highlighted in this study.
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How to cite this article:
Neethu B Nair, RD Pandya. Conceptualization of gender development construct by the women students of Navsari Agricultural University. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):3724-3726.

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