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FREE, YET INHIBITED: REVIEWING EXISTING GOVERNMENT SCHEMES PROMOTING FINANCIAL AUTONOMY FOR WOMEN

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Aryan Rawal

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Aryan Rawal
Step by Step School, Noida.

MLA 8
Rawal, Aryan. "FREE, YET INHIBITED: REVIEWING EXISTING GOVERNMENT SCHEMES PROMOTING FINANCIAL AUTONOMY FOR WOMEN." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 8, Aug. 2019, pp. 5457-5465, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=416. Accessed Aug. 2019.
APA
Rawal, A. (2019, August). FREE, YET INHIBITED: REVIEWING EXISTING GOVERNMENT SCHEMES PROMOTING FINANCIAL AUTONOMY FOR WOMEN. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(8), 5457-5465. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=416
Chicago
Rawal, Aryan. "FREE, YET INHIBITED: REVIEWING EXISTING GOVERNMENT SCHEMES PROMOTING FINANCIAL AUTONOMY FOR WOMEN." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 8 (August 2019), 5457-5465. Accessed August, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=416.

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Abstract:
Unemployment rates for women in India are significantly higher than those for men. This implies the exclusion of a significant majority of women from the economic development of the country. The lack of income is the primary reason why women are made to be financially dependent on male members of their family. The absence of financial autonomy also curbs the social mobility and capital that women have since they are denied the ability to make free choices in a market economy without having any financial strength. This paper has explored the various state-sponsored programs in India that aim at making women financially independent. It has explored the deficiencies of these programs which reduce their effectiveness and impact. Programs implemented in other countries including Japan and Brazil with much higher rates of success have also been evaluated. Through comparative analysis, this paper has sought to provide policy recommendations that aim at increasing the outreach and effectiveness of statesponsored programs.