Migration of tribal women: its socioeconomic effects - an in-depth study of Chhatisgarh, Jharkhand, M.P and Orissa

The main objectives of the this study in the four selected states are: To assess the social and economic situation of the tribal women; To study specific factors responsible for migration of tribal women from the tribal areas to various towns and cities in search of employment; To study the type of economic opportunities the migrant women are engaged in the areas where they migrate; To investigate into the type and level of moral, physical and economic exploitation of migrant tribal women workers; and To suggest various ways and means for improving the socio-economic condition of tribal women and empower them.