Women Police: Challenges faced in Balancing Work and Life and its Influence on Marital Status and Job Stress

V. Suganya and Dr.V. Sasirekha


The police personnel happen to be the most visible representatives of the government. In an hour of need, danger, or any crisis, people find police to be the most dependable person. The police constables role is valuable. Beyond their assigned duties they contribute in disaster management, VVIP duties, guard duties and escort duties, serving of summons and warrants as well as clerical work. The holidays and the welfare facilities they are getting are insufficient. Though women are into most of the employee market they still face obstacles at their workplace which are related to the hazards common to all the workers andalso the risks/challenges faced by working women in their families and in the society. The multiple roles in work and family can be the source of multiple satisfactions for employed women but the combination of career and family roles is often associated with conflict, overload and stress. Therefore, the study attempted in identifying the factors that affect work-lifebalance among women police personnel. Convenient sampling technique was adopted to select a sample of 200 respondents comprising of women police personnel. Thesurvey or questionnaire method was used to collect data pertaining to the study from Chennai Corporation area. The findings showed that the work life balance of women police was affected by stress related factors and the marital status also has influence on work life balance of women police.

Volume: 9 | Issue: 6

Pages: 104-110

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