Social Problems Facing Poor Women: A Study on Women Benefiting from the Aid Fund in the Ruwaished Area

Raghda Al-Azzeh, Ismail Al-Zyoud


The study aimed to identify the social problems facing poor women related to themselves, their family, society and gender, and the extent of variation in the answers according to social and economic characteristics. Al-Ruwaished area is considered one of the poorest regions according to government studies of poverty pockets in Jordan, and they numbered (164) women according to the records of the National Aid Fund for the year 2019 and the descriptive statistics (percentages) were used and an analysis was used. Multiple Analysis of Variance (MANOVA test) variation. The study reached a number of results, the most important of which are: The social problems of poor women who head their families, who are beneficiaries of the National Aid Fund in the Ruwaishid region, ranged between (3.46 and 3.43), where the problems generally have a total arithmetic average of (3.45), which is from the middle level, and it came in The first rank is both (problems facing poor women related to themselves, and problems facing poor women related to the family), and these two dimensions have the highest arithmetic average of (3.46) and a standard deviation (0.65 and 0.67), respectively, and they are from the middle level, and secondly The problems faced by poor women related to society P and gender, with an mean of (3.43) and a standard deviation (0.65), which is of the mean level.

Key words: poor women, social problems, national aid fund

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/94-20

Publication date: February 29th 2020

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