Body Image, Mental Health and Quality of Life of Married Working Women in India
Payal Kanwar Chandel1, Jitendra Shekhawat2
1Payal Kanwar Chandel, Associate Professor, Amity Institute of Behavioural and Allied Sciences, Amity University Rajasthan, India.
2Jitendra Shekhawat, P.H.D, Amity Institute of Behavioural and Allied Sciences, Amity University, Rajasthan, India.
Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 22 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 08 June 2019 | PP: 111-113 | Volume-8 Issue-7C May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G10190587C19/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: With major changes in our society like globalization, modernization, industrialization, and many others, the role of women in our society has also changed because of better education, mindset and morals. The status of women in our society has become of much more importance than the medieval or the independence period. Therefore the ever-increasing duties that a women has today are not only concerned with usual tasks of a housewife but further of a working women too and with all this burden of heavy work on their head one major thing that they still suffer and which has been the same all these years is the fixed attitude of the society which demands that a women has to take care of the family needs in all situations despite of the fact that she also have a professional work life. A married working women in our country goes through a lot of stress because of the never ending struggle of balancing work life and personal life. Therefore, within this paper I will analyze how this dual responsibility on married working women adversely effects them and creates so much stress that it tends to effect the body image, mental health as well as quality of life of these women.
Keywords: Body Image, Mental Health, Quality of Life, Working Women, Work-Life Balance.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems