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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Climate change & women’s world: Community perception study of selected villages of Gajapati, Odisha

Author(s):
Smrutirupa Swain, Atanu Deb and Chitrasena Padhy
Abstract:
With the growing pace of urbanization and industrialization women are considered to be the half of the population in almost all the sectors and are subjected more in the ground of weaker and vulnerable in the societies and due to the change. While discussing on climate, there have been seen a huge impact in the lives of women village dwellers due to increase of temperature, lack of rainfall, heat waves, drought, cyclone etc. As the impact of climate change where the struggle is still continuing at greater rate, majority of the women are still being considered disproportionately and to minimize the risk various policies are being framed to reduce the impact of climate change. Present study is based on Participatory Rural Appraisal. The study intended to ventilate- Women’s’ perception on Climate Change. The study was conducted at Polikota, Jhola and Adanguda villages of Gajapati District, Odisha, India. Snowball sampling method was adopted to draw samples. Sample Size was 90. Finally, the study was able to generate a definition of climate change, as perceived by the women members of the community.
Pages: 573-578  |  323 Views  73 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Smrutirupa Swain, Atanu Deb and Chitrasena Padhy. Climate change & women’s world: Community perception study of selected villages of Gajapati, Odisha. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 573-578.

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