In doing so I came to understand how group work requires systemic thinking, that recognises how the actions of individuals are linked with the context of the wider group. For example, Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory (1979) best describes this by explaining how relationships between peers do not exist in a social vacuum, but are entrenched in the larger community structure.
Introduction The concept of shg is a much discussed and popular term at the modern era ,since its importance is increased as it acts as a women empowerment stratergy. Here the role of the shg comes in to action, where the members of the community are women. In addition the involment of women in SHGs become more socially confident,which leads forward for the development of leadership skill and effective communication skills. The benefit includes mobilization of savings and credit facilities and pursuit of group enterprise activities The role of women in economic development of India was recognized initially during the country’s struggle for independence. Women-owned business has the adposition to make significant contributions for Job opportunities
Macro practices goes beyond individual interventions, but are often based on needs, problems, issues, and concerns. Rothman, Erlich and Tropman 2008, identify three areas of intervention, communities, organizations, and small groups. Noteworthy, macro social work teaches workers how to conceptualizes social problems and their solutions on a continuum from micro practice with individuals, to mezzo practice with families and groups to macro practice which interacts with institutions, communities, and society at large. These three categories determine the scopes of practices for social workers. According to Jansson 2011, Social
Most Sikhs wear one or more of the articles but only Sikhs who have taken Amrit, a ritual analogous to baptism, wear all. Kesh, or unshorn long hair, which is protected by a dastaar, or turban. The dastaar is worn by men and some women to cover their long hair. But most women keep their hair long and uncovered, except for when entering a gurdwara. A kangha is a small wooden comb meant to keep the hair combed twice a day.
"The Bhakti movement organized by Ramanujacharya during this period introduced new trends in the social and religious life of Indian women. The saints like Chaitanya, Nanak, Kabir, Meera, Ramdas and Tulsi stood for the right of women to religious worship. Hence, this movement, at least, provided religious freedom to women." As a result of this freedom, they secured certain social freedom also. The saints motivated women to read religious books and to educate themselves.
At this period the practices of child marriage, sati and female infanticide was largely practiced. The Muslim seclusion in India introduced the purdah system by and large on Muslim women. These women were also forced to practice ‘Zenana’. The modern India had witnessed the improvements in the status of women. There were many women reformers who worked for the betterment and upliftment of their other female counterparts.
In an important study of women Self Help Groups of Erasama Block in Jagatsinghpur District , Kahnu Charan Dhir (2012) concluded that women Self Help Groups were successful in improving their lives and were able to hasten the task of poverty reduction to a great extent. He also concluded that, it requires the hard work, patience of the members, animators as well as the catalysts to achieve this goal and that these factors are extremely important. He felt that it is the duty of the banks to expand the SHG movement and change the attitude of the poor, who are lacking in repayment capacity, thus helping and encouraging them. In another study undertaken by Dinesh Pant (2012), it was observed that poor people of the Himalayan region were facing
There are always people and businesses looking for help, and it is usually easy to find a way to help, especially when you are in FBLA. When Ms. Mirabal told the class about our community service project, I was excited because I never really volunteered before. Becoming involved in community service provided me with
The participation of women in Self Help Groups (SHGs) made a significant impact on their empowerment both in social and economical aspects This study addresses women empowerment through self help groups in Mettupalayam district of Tamilnadu . The information required for the study has been collected from both the primary and secondary sources A Random
The facilities of education totally vanished. However, during the 15th century, the situation had undergone some changes. Ramanujacharya organised the first Bhakti Movement during this period, which introduced new trends in the social and religious life of women in India. The Bhaktas(saints) like Meera, Kabir, Nanak, Tulsi, Tukaram, stood for the right of women to religious worship. Though their total conception of women's status was not quite free from the then prevailing attitude to womanhood, yet this movement unlocked the gate of religious freedom to women.