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Vol -  7, Issue- 1 ,         Page(s) : 130 - 134  (2016 ) DOI :


Women in India are facing a lot of challenges in their life. In spite of socio-economic development the status women in Indian Society is still a question to think. An Indian woman is still a victim of society, customs and circumstances. She still lives in a fearful environment where facing domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, eve teasing etc. These all problems results a lot of psychological social problems to them. At present, psychology plays an important role in changing society’s attitude toward women.

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