ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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An Exploratory Study in Varanasi

Determinants of Well-Being among Widows

The state of widowhood is both a personal condition and a social institution. Widowhood brings about severe social, economic and cultural deprivations. In this paper, we study the well-being of widows in terms of the impact that social marginalisation and economic dependence has on their psychological and physical conditions. The emerging trends have been discussed after a detailed analysis of data.

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