Challenges Faced by Women from Illegal Money Lenders

  • Ajith Kumar.K and Dr.Vidya.N
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  • Ajith Kumar.K

    Research Scholar at Srinivas University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India

  • Dr.Vidya.N

    Associate Professor at Srinivas University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.

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This article gives brief scenario of effect of usurious money lenders operating in Palakkad district in Kerala state. Women are the first prey to this social problem and they are entangled in this vicious cycle. Primary data was obtained through a survey conducted and total of 70 respondents are co-operated. They gave their personal experience in prescribed format. Secondary data is traced out from different article published in media, Research journals, Newspapers etc. about Illegal money lending activities and its consequences. The article provides family condition of respondents and their economic background. It also gives light how they fall into unauthorized money lenders trap. In the end several remedial measures are suggested in order to tackle this social evil which is entangling the society.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 5, Page 225 - 247


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