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Year : 2019

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ISBN : 9788193838273, Price : $99.50 Add To Cart

About the Book

Women empowerment has its relevance for the world more than ever before calling for collective efforts and actions to promote the spirits within women. There are many individuals who don’t feel confident about expressing their opinions simply because they are women and their voices are ignored.

The book reviews on a range of topics to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of women empowerment and wellness to support the fraternity of Gender equality by providing theoretical, methodological and empirical literature on women empowerment in various fields.

The volume is divided in three sections. The first one discusses sources and approaches giving priority to the gender equality facilitating women empowerment. The second section highlights recent approaches that supplement women with economic power—entrepreneurial skills and self-help groups. The third one explores women’s wellness including sexual health, asthe upliftment of women needs healthy family to bring a holistic development of the nation.

The book’s plot is woven with positive approaches that lead towards unleashing the power of women. It also prescribes suggestions as insights as researched by various experts, senior research scholars in respective fields.

About Author

Dr. T. Gopinath, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Gender Studies, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), Sriperumbudur, has a teaching experience of more than a decade. He has conducted several research studies in the field of Youth Development. Further he has developed training manuals on Youth in Social Harmony and National Unity, Youth for Gender Equality, Youth and Health. He is also an author of the book, ‘Women, Youth and Media Today (Ed.)’. He has conducted number of Training Programmes across the country, and programmes with SAARC, CIRDAP, CYP etc. Dr. Gopinath has been guiding Ph.D Research Scholars along with Teaching and Training programmes at RGNIYD. Also he serves as Public Relation Officer at RGNIYD.

Sindhu K.K is a Research Scholar, specialized in Life Skills Education, from Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development. Her enormous exposure to field visits, research works and interaction with stake holders and experts has helped her to imbibe knowledge and understand contemporary issues of adolescents, youth and women. This triggered her as budding writer. She is also an author of the book ‘Women, Youth and Media Today (Ed.)’. She is also an active participant in youth exchange programmes. She had attended/presented several research papers in both National and International seminars and conferences.






1. Gender and Women Empowerment/ Amita Dahiya

2. Enforcement of Human Rights of Women Through Law: Problems and Perspectives/ J.K.L. Sujata

3. Life Skills Education for a Gender Just Society/ Amruthraj R.M.

4. Technical Education and Women Empowerment in India:Challenges, Changes and Choices/Navaneeta Rath and Subhra Mishra



5. Review on Strategic Concepts and Approaches on Gender Gap Analysis in Entrepreneurship Research/T. Poongodi Vijayakumar and S. Dhanalakshmi

6. Skill Development Programmes—A Way Towards Empowering Women in Rural Areas: A Myth or Reality/Sharmistha Bhattacharjee and I. Balu

7. Economic Status of Women Self-Help Groups: A Study of Vellore City/K.Gopikala, T. Gopinath and Sindhu K. K

8. Empowerment of Women Through Self-Help Group:Selected Villages of Madurai District/Punithavathi V. and Dhoble A.S.

9. Profile of Women Entrepreneurs—Selected Areas of Coimbatore:A Study/ T. Radha

10. Kudumbasree in Kannur—Women Empowerment through SHG:A Success Story/ Ashraf Pulikkamath and Priya T.



11. Stress among Women and its Coping Skills/ Jyothula Luciana Sandhya Rani

12. Obesity among Women: Prevalence and Causes/ C. Priyalatha

13. Debating Feminist Framework on Women Sexual Health and Indian Women Movement Experiences/ Sudha

14. Sexuality, Sexual Health and Women Wellness: Assessment of Sexual Health Issues of Women in Hyderabad City/ Sudha

15. Women Construction Workers—Challenges and Problems Faced: A Study of Chennai City/ G.P. Sudha



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