Women Street Vendors, Challenges and Opportunities: An Superlative Analysis with Special Reference to Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India
R. Vara Prasad1, D. Subhashini2

1Dr. R. Vara Prasad, Assistant Professor, School of Management Studies, REVA University, Bengaluru, India.

2D. Subhashini, Lecturer in Commerce, SSGS Aided Degree College, Guntakal and Research Scholar, SKIM, SK University, Anantapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Manuscript received on 04 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 17 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 August 2019 | PP: 409-418 | Volume-8 Issue-9S3 August 2019 | Retrieval Number: I30750789S319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I3075.0789S319

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Abstract: Informal Sector is the most important part of the workforce in India and other developing countries works. It has become a progressively more popular subject of study, not just in economics, but also in Social Work, Sociology and Anthropology. The term of “Informal Sector” was first coined by Keith Hart. There are many informal sectors in our country working for their own livelihood. The most frequently and regularly they must work to earn their daily bread Street Vending is a major self-employment provider in and around the world. It is an occupation perused by the middle and lower middle class as a full time and part time employment for source of living. There is very few number of studies being conducted on street vendors. The present study is undertaken to project the various issues that the women street vendors face in their everyday occupation. In men dominated society women are always considered to be inferior and there are number of cases of harassment and abuse which not only make women to leave their bread earning occupation but also suffer financial loss. The present study comes at a time when the living and working environment for women are deteriorating; this study presents the various issues and problems faced by women street vendors.

Keywords: Women Street Vendors, Economic Conditions, Informal Sector, Reasons For Street Vending
Scope of the Article: Data Base Management System