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| Published: September 22, 2021

Transition to a Superwoman During Pandemic; A Need for Restructuring Gender Roles

DIP: 18.01.151.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.151

ABSTRACT

As Covid 19 affected the whole world in an un expectable manner, each and every person from toddler to elder has got affected by the pandemic in different dimensions. The pandemic changed the working arrangements of different employees in different ways.  The impact of this sudden shift has affected many especially the working lady teachers. The lockdown and the sudden change from traditional educational system to the technology-based education affected the lady teachers very badly, as the rapid change in managing household chores along with managing the online classes and the lack of time and imbalance between both personal life and professional life created major psycho social problems in the life of this young working mothers, which was left unseen by the society. This study tries to understand the work life balance and job satisfaction of lady teachers during the time of pandemic. The study was done using descriptive research design by using purposive sampling technique of non-probability sampling method. Researcher collected data from 100 lady teachers. Correlation between work life balance and psychological problems were measured using Pearson’s correlation test and it shows a high positive correlation between work life balance and psychological problems. A well-planned SOP is needed to manage the stress faced by teachers, as well as the working mothers to regulate the psycho social problems they are facing due to the online educational and work from home system.

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Ms. Sujithra Varghese @ sujithraalphonsa96@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.151.20210903

10.25215/0903.151

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021