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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Constraints analysis of rural women in girls higher education

Author(s):
YS Patil and DD Suradkar
Abstract:
The present study was conducted in Latur district of Marathwada region of Maharashtra state during the year 2019-2020. From Latur district, three tehsils were selected randomly viz. Chakur, Latur and Renapur. From each selected tehsil, four villages were selected randomly. From each selected village, 10 rural women were selected as respondents purposively on the basis of their daughters studying in secondary or higher secondary educational institutions. In this way total 120 rural women were selected as respondents for the present study. These selections were done by using simple random sampling method for the purpose of the study. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for this study and data was coded, tabulated, analysed and interpreted using suitable statistical parameters. Profile of rural women depicted that majority (66.66%) of the respondents were middle aged, 57.50 per cent had high school level of education, 95.83 per cent of the respondents were married, 40.00 per cent belonged to OPEN category, 56.66 per cent were of them were from medium size of family, 81.66 per cent were from nuclear family, 63.33 per cent respondents had cultivation as their major occupation, 34.16 per cent had semi-medium size of land holding. It was observed that, majority (93.34%) of the respondents were having medium annual income, 60.83 per cent of them having medium social participation and 65.83 per cent of them had medium level of mass media utilization. Major constraints were faced, physical fitness and homesickness was one of the barriers to keep girls at hostel, followed by girls education and their income benefitted to her in-laws not parents, girls education has given secondary preference as compared to male child, and they were afraid that if they educate girl, she will marry inter-caste, educated girls are reluctant to adjust with husband’s career or his work profile, girls education has no value in society and it is better to marry at early age to get rid of responsibilities respectively.
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How to cite this article:
YS Patil and DD Suradkar. Constraints analysis of rural women in girls higher education. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 2562-2565.

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