Facebook as a Tool for Economic Empowerment of Women in Bengal: During Covid- 19 Pandemic

  • Dr. Sujit Chowdhury and Subinita Paul
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  • Dr. Sujit Chowdhury

    Registrar at University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India.

  • Subinita Paul

    Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India

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Social media is one of the incredible arising instruments across the globe. India is encountering a fast development in the ICT area since 1990's and extended since 2000. The utilization of interpersonal communication tools like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn has gotten one of well-known methods of mingling. Women, for ages, have assumed an imperative part in building a general public they flourish in. Women as an essential piece of the general public, significantly include and add to it. In this study, survey throughout different districts of the state, been performed to indicate the differences between different academic, geographical and economic section of the women, under one particular umbrella, called Facebook (FB). How the women of Bengal are using this particular medium to create an alternate earning resource in their household and gaining economic empowerment in the society, is the main objective of the study. In the due course the gender divide, as well as the digital divide urged for continuous mention as a prevalent factor in the growth of economic empowerment of women in Bengal.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 1758 - 1770

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.113240

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