International Journal of Home Science
2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART A
Occupational stress and family difficulties faced by working women
Author(s): Dr. Rekha Verma and Ranju Pandey
Work and family are the two most important aspects in women’s lives. Balancing work and family roles has become a key personal and family issue for many societies. The present study Occupational Stress and Family Difficulties faced by Working Women was undertaken with the objectives: to find out the background information of working women in household activities and to identify the constraints and stress management techniques adopted by the working women in household activities. The study was conducted in the Trans Yamuna area of Allahabad. The interview schedule was used for data collection and the sample size of the study was 150 working women. The analysis of the data was done by using frequencies, percentage It is concluded that majority of the working women belonged to school and teaching staff category. A large percentage of the working women used to take joint decisions with their spouse in children matters, personal matters and household matters but in the aspects like religious practices, expenditure aspect, purchase of items and hygiene practices working women were taking independent decisions. It was found that the working women faced physical and mental stress. Working women were adopted the stress remedial techniques such as relaxation, correct pasture, meditation, planning of the work and reducing responsibilities to manage their physical and mental stress.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rekha Verma, Ranju Pandey. Occupational stress and family difficulties faced by working women. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):28-31.