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Perception of Muslim Women of Their Rights and Status in the State of Andhra Pradesh


  • Government of India Ministry of Women and Child Development


Mail questions addressed in this paper are: What is the cognitive perception of Muslim women on their own status in their community? How do the Muslim women perceive their status when compared to their neighbouring non Muslim women? Does Islam acts as an impediment against the empowerment of its women as perceived by the women? What is the opinion of Muslim men in empowering their women? Does economic and educational progress among the Muslim women leads to change in their perception about their status?

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  • Government of India Ministry of Women and Child Development, 2010. "Perception of Muslim Women of Their Rights and Status in the State of Andhra Pradesh," Working Papers id:3056, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:3056
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    Muslim; women; economic; educatinal progress; status; ANdhra Pradesh; rural; Muslim men; empowering; population;

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