An Assessment on Satisfaction Level due to Empowerment using Multiple Regression

S. VALLI DEVASENA

Abstract


Empowerment is a multi-dimensional social process that helps people gain control over their own lives communities and in their society, by acting on issues that they define as important1. Empowerment occurs within sociological, psychological economic spheres and at various levels, such as individual, group and community.  Empowering women puts the spotlight on education and employment which are an essential element to sustainable development. One of the powerful approaches to women empowerment and entrepreneurship is the formation of Self Help Groups (SHGs) especially among women’s SHG is conceived as a sustainable people’s institution that provides the poor women with space and support necessary for them to take effective steps towards achieving greater control of their lives.

Women played various managerial and non-managerial roles in the decision making process. Women constitute one- half of the segments of population in India and women are vital and productive workers in Indi’s national economy. Hence an attempt is made to analyse whether empowerment leads to satisfaction of SHG members


Keywords


SHG, Empowerment, Women, empowerment and satisfaction

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