Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2018)
Problems faced by divorced women in their pre and post-divorce period: A sociological study with reference to District Meerut
Author(s): Pooja Rathi and JP Pachauri
Abstract: Divorce as a social issue which involves the legal dissolution of marriage and the couple is separated. A divorce happen after a husband and wife decided not to live together anymore due to their family problem. They agree to sign legal paper that makes them each single and again allow them to marry other people if they want to do so. In addition, the study investigated pre and post¬-divorce challenges and problems faced by divorced women. Both primary and secondary sources have been used for data collection for this study. The primary data have been collected through purposively selected interviewees specifically used structured interview schedule. Universe of the present study is divorced women of Meerut city. It was not possible to contact every divorced woman for interview. Therefore it has been decided to collect the cases from family court of Meerut district. After doing lot of exercise only 60 case diaries of divorced women were collected from family court. Efforts were made to contact all the 60 divorced women, but due to non-availability on the given addresses only 38 women were contacted. Data were tabulated and results are given through case studies. On the basis of this study we can concluded that divorcee women faced various difficulties and challenges related to social, familial, financial, emotional and psychological problems. Divorce women heavy family support was facing fewer problems in comparison to those women having no family support.
How to cite this article:
Pooja Rathi and JP Pachauri. Problems faced by divorced women in their pre and post-divorce period: A sociological study with reference to District Meerut. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2018; 7(1): 207-212.