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Title:
SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF FEMALE WORKERS: A STUDY IN TEXTILE RETAIL SECTOR

Authors:
PARVATHY G

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PARVATHY G
M. phil scholar, Department of Economics, University of Madrass Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600005

MLA 8
G, PARVATHY. "SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF FEMALE WORKERS: A STUDY IN TEXTILE RETAIL SECTOR." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 3989-4001, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=281. Accessed Aug. 2018.
APA
G, P. (2018, August). SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF FEMALE WORKERS: A STUDY IN TEXTILE RETAIL SECTOR. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(8), 3989-4001. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=281
Chicago
G, PARVATHY. "SOCIO-ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF FEMALE WORKERS: A STUDY IN TEXTILE RETAIL SECTOR." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 8 (August 2018), 3989-4001. Accessed August, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=281.

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Abstract:
In a globalised era, growth and development of an economy largely depends on the proper and planned utilization of human resources especially female laborers. India is now in the phase of demographic dividend where share of working age population is high which will benefit the long-term growth of the economy. This study attempts to examine the socio-economic problems of female workers in textile retail sector and brings out some major findings also. This paper points out the fact that women in this sector suffers from lower wages, gender discrimination, long working hours, lack of proper sanitation facilities, lack of social security and rigid working arrangements.