Social and Economic Problems of Divorced Women with Special Reference to Sangam Vihar Delhi

Md Ehtesham Akhtar


Universally speaking marriages are made in heaven and broken on earth. In modern Industrial society of the world, grip of religious institutions is crumbling couples think thousands of times before tying the holy knot of marriage. With increase in education, employments and age of marriage leads rate of divorce in Indian society. In modern Indian society women employment rates increasing both urban and rural. Divorce rates increasing parallel to rate of women employment. Women employment rates are high in urban and divorce rates also high in urban comparison to rural area.The word divorcee in itself is humiliating and painful. The increasing divorce rate could increase loneliness that loneliness could increase suicide rates.   In modern world the major problem of every section of society is, everyone talks about rights but no one talks about duties. All phase of human civilization divorce looked as a social evil. On the other hand, in modern society both educated and uneducated class still looks divorce as a social evilThe Present study have attempted to know the Social, Economical, health and Psychological problem faced by divorced women of different cast, class, profession and religious category of sanga vihar. The study is an exploratory study. It includes both qualitative and quantitative character of data collection and interpretation. The study comprises an in-depth exploration of cases of divorced women in Sangam Vihar of south Delhi. The in-depth interviews and execution of questionnaire applied as instruments for collection of primary data.

Keywords: Sangam Vihar, South Delhi, Evil, Civilization, Psychological.

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