A study on the level of stress and the influence of socio-demographic factors on stress level among the working women in the state of Kerala

  • A Harilal Bharathiar University
  • V.A Santhosh TKM Institute of Management
Keywords: Stress, Working women, Socio-demographic


Women play vital roles in the process of decision making both in work place and family. Indian culture considers women as care takers of the family members. In contrary to the traditional notions, women are moving from home maker’s par name to working women. More number of women is entering into workforce that is very much challenging and innovative. Aforementioned state gives a double role to most of the women as working women and house wives without any interval. Here a study is undertaken on the level of stress of women who are in the dual standards of family and profession. The study tries to identify the stressful life faced by women in the society. The result indicates that financial position of the family, travelling time and mode of travelling affect the intensity of stress among the working women. It provides us an opportunity to give suggestions to women in facing and challenging critical situations of their lives effectively.

Keywords: Stress, Working women, Socio-demographic


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