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Support Network of Visually Challenged Women in Tiruchirappalli City, Tamil Nadu


Rajathurai Nishanthi | Dr. S. Sampathkumar

https://doi.org/10.31142/ijtsrd11261



Rajathurai Nishanthi | Dr. S. Sampathkumar "Support Network of Visually Challenged Women in Tiruchirappalli City, Tamil Nadu" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-2 | Issue-3, April 2018, pp.1220-1223, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd11261.pdf

This study aimed to identify the support network especially family support system of visually challenged women. Women with visually challenged is one of the greatest a significant social issue globally. The family support as an informal network that provides individuals, with expressions of emotional concern or empathy. The descriptive nature of this study was undertaken with the objectives of the family support network of visually challenged women in Tiruchirappalli city, Tamil Nadu. The sample of 42 visually impairment women aged 24 and above 44 years of age were selected through purposive sampling technique. An interview schedule and observation was used for collection of data. 83.3% of visually challenged women have received good emotional support from their family. Almost maximum number of women with visual impairment got good personal support like the household task, cleaning, handling money, support during pregnancy period, care of children etc. The study has shown that having good family support is a strong protective factor against negative things such as depression, isolation, poverty and helps to increase well-being.

visually challenged, family support, socio-economic condition


IJTSRD11261
Volume-2 | Issue-3, April 2018
1220-1223
IJTSRD | www.ijtsrd.com | E-ISSN 2456-6470
Copyright © 2019 by author(s) and International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development Journal. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)

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