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Knowledge Regarding Government Approved Policies for Protection and Welfare of Women

Alphonsa Lizzy Mathew, Sherin Elsa P Joseph, Anju Nair, Ansu Mary Varghese, Dhiya Chacko, Helouis B Thomas, Nimmy John, Nitha K Achankunju, Shiji Jose


The empowerment of women is a significant topic of discussion in development and economics. It has been recognized as the central issue in determining the status of women. Government approved policies for the protection and welfare of women helps in empowering women to make them able to get their real rights in the society. In the simplest of words, women empowerment includes raising the status of women through education, raising awareness, literacy and training. This study is aimed to find out the level of knowledge regarding government approved policies for welfare and protection of women among students using a structured questionnaire, with a view to develop an information pamphlet and to find the association with the demographic variables and knowledge among the participants.

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