Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 21, Pages: 1-3
B. N. Seema Rani and Jayashankar Reddy
Department of Humanities - Developmental Psychology, AMET University, Kanathur, Chennai - 603112, Tamil Nadu, India;
Self-esteem and self-worth are developmental processes that have an effect on individual’s well being and there by creating a society that is more positive and respectful. The role the government of India is playing in order to support a girl child and women is to be looked at as Indian women were deprived of their rights with regard to all social concerns including education. Being the largest democracy, it becomes absolutely essential to keep a check on how the society is at the root level. The study is on 100 adolescent school students from Indian Government funded schools to check their self-worth. Contingency self-worth scale was used a tool (Crocker). The self-worth scores for both male and female adolescents were found equal. The government initiatives have contributed in creating equality at the self-worth level of adolescents is therefore inferred.
Keywords: Contingencies of Self Worth, Government Policies, Self Esteem
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