Volume : VIII, Issue : VII, July - 2018

SOCIAL EXCLUSION OF VISUALLY CHALLENGED WOMEN IN TIRUCHIRAPPALLI CITY, TAMIL NADU

Rajathurai Nishanthi, Dr. S. Sampathkumar

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This study aimed to identify thesocial exclusion experienced in various level by visually challenged women in Tiruchirappalli city, Tamil Nadu. Globally women with visually challenged is one of the greatest a significant social issue.Visually challenged womenare undoubtedly among the most vulnerable at risk of social exclusion. Poverty and social exclusion are inextricably linked, and a major cause of poverty is the lack of employment.  The descriptive nature of this study was undertaken with the objective to study social exclusion of visually challenged women in Tiruchirappalli city, Tamil Nadu.  The sample of 42 visually impaired women aged 24 and 44 year of age were selected through purposive sampling technique. An interview schedule and observation was used for collection of data. The results of this study clearly support previous evidence that disability is one of the factors leading to social exclusion. The study highlights the multidimensional nature of poverty and social exclusion affecting visually challenged women in the areas of income, employment, education, goods and services, and in the social environment.

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Rajathurai Nishanthi, Dr.S.Sampathkumar, SOCIAL EXCLUSION OF VISUALLY CHALLENGED WOMEN IN TIRUCHIRAPPALLI CITY, TAMIL NADU, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-7 | July-2018


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