International Journal of Home Science
2016, VOL. 2 ISSUE 1, PART A
Adolescent girl empowerment and its relationship with self esteem
Author(s): Prem Sarna
This research was conducted on adolescent girls living in Agra city aged between 16 to 18 years studying in 11th class in 2010. Multistage stratified random sampling method was employed to conduct the study. Research was carried out in 5 stages. At first stage, Agra city was purposefully selected. At the second stage, all Girls intermediate colleges of Agra were selected. At the third stage, 4 girls’ intermediate colleges from Agra city were randomly selected by chit lottery method, namely Prem Vidyalaya Girls Intermediate College, Queen Victoria Girls Inter College, St. Anthony’s Junior Girls College and St. Patricks Girls School. At the fourth stage, one section of 11th class from each selected schools was randomly selected. At the fifth stage, 30 students from each section of 11th class from each selected schools were randomly selected. Total of 120 female students were taken as ‘sample’ of the study. This research measured the correlation between empowerment and self-esteem of Adolescent Girls (aged 16 to 18 years) of Agra city. The tool used in the study was standardized tool named as Adolescent Girls Empowerment Scale by Sisodia D.S. and Singh A. constructed in 2009 (1). This tool is divided into 7 sections – Power & entitlement, autonomy and self-reliance, decision making, participation, capacity building, social political and legal awareness and exposure to information media. The second set of questionnaire was self-constructed tool. This tool determines the levels of Self Esteem of Adolescents Girls. Both sets of questionnaire were close ended and five point rating scale was used for the responses. Positive Moderate correlation of 0.455 was found between self-esteem and empowerment of adolescent girls of Agra city.
How to cite this article:
Prem Sarna. Adolescent girl empowerment and its relationship with self esteem. International Journal of Home Science. 2016; 2(1): 15-17.