Investigating the Employed Married Women's Awareness Level of Marriage Rights: Case Study -- Neiriz, Iran

Zainab Ghadar Band Shirazifard, Ali Edalati


This survey is aimed to investigate the employed married women's degree of awareness of the marriage rights. Sample includes 100 employed married women of Neiriz city who were selected through randomized sampling. The Morgan's and Krejcie’s table was used in order to calculate the sample size. From the results, it becomes clear that there is a meaningful relationship between the degree of awareness of the marriage rights. It has also shown that there is a significant relationship between age and awareness of the marriage right; it shows a positive relation between income awareness of the marriage right. It has also shown that there is no relationship between marriage age and the women's awareness of marriage rights. Finlay result shows a significant relation between use of mass media and awareness of the marriage right. Moreover, in order to increase the level of women's awareness of their rights, the role of mass media should be made clear in the societies. The findings highlight the need for screening and identification of other factors and variables in the family and society in which women are growing.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ass.v8n8p172

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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