Women and Widow's Health

Meena Ganapathy*
Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samsthas, Smt. Bakul Tambat Institute of Nursing Education, Karvenagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Periodicity:May - July'2022


"Health is Wealth" is a famous saying, and every adult human being knows this. In spite of this common knowledge, women generally neglect their physical, psychological, social, financial, and spiritual health, and this is a fact. Women biologically take on the career role, and this role is additionally reinforced by society for its smooth continuation. However, due to this one-sided role which is not supported by their families, it becomes a burden when women generally lack time for self-care. More so, they become vulnerable when they become widows because their social identity and family support are reduced. It is essential for every woman to understand this lopsided issue and make adequate time for self-care. This paper delves into the health of women and widows.


Widowhood, Women's Health, Neglect of Health, Health Need.

How to Cite this Article?

Ganapathy, M. (2022). Women and Widow's Health. i-manager’s Journal on Nursing, 12(2), 28-33.


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