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Social Security for Widows-Experience in Kerala

Social Security for Widows-Experience in Kerala

In practically all the states there have been in existence schemes addressing the destitute old and widows since the early 1960s. During the 1980s several states extended social security arrangements to physically and mentally handicapped persons and to agricultural workers, Kerala is one of these states. This paper discusses these schemes in Kerala from the standpoint of the social security they provide to widows in the state.

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