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Title: Impact of Globalization on Empowerment of Women
Researcher: Qazi, Sabahat Rafiq
Guide(s): Khan, Nilofer and Darzi, Mushtaq Ahmad
Keywords: Female Empowerment, Gender Development, Globalization,
Women Rights
University: University of Kashmir
Completed Date: 2015
Abstract: Women empowerment stands for expansion of assets and capabilities of women to participate in influencing control and hold accountable institutions that affect their lives. Policies framed by the different institutions across the globe are helping women to know about their rights and enhancing their skills at the competitive edge. Towards this backdrop, globalization with its other objectives is also being directed to empower women across the globe. It is helping women to involve in different spheres like political, social, economic, sports and cultural activities. However, globalization needs to manage the situation well and look globally instead of thinking just locally. Keeping this into consideration, the present study has been carried out to assess the impact of globalisation on empowerment of women. newlineIn order to achieve the objectives of the study, both primary and secondary data has been collected. A total number of sample selected for the study were 800 women (working, self-employed and housewives), consisting of 400 each from rural and urban areas of Kashmir, which were selected randomly for the collection of information. A structured questionnaire with a 5-point Likert scale was administered on the sample. Data was collected in a systematic manner and was analyzed by means of computing percentages, standard deviation, mean, degree of freedom, level of significance, ANOVA test, T- test etc. in order to draw valid inferences. newlineThe impacts of globalization on women are more prevalent and more complicated. Highlighting the positive aspects of globalization, a number of economists believe that women have mainly acquired noticeable benefits from economic reforms. One of the opportunities that globalization has provided for women is the increase in employment. By expanding mass communication Medias, globalization has also boosted women s awareness level so that they have better chance to prove themselves and have more chances for selection as well. newlineGlobalization has decreased inferiority complex among............
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