Are Omani Women happy in their life?
Dr. Thresiamma Varghese

This study would look at the life of women in Sultanate of Oman during the prosperous era of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, where they are privileged to become a part of different ministerial portfolios in Oman. The key objective behind this study is to know the insight of Omani women on their happiness, through identifying certain areas where they can feel the happiness and what extent they think they are happy. The study collected primary data from a sample of 500 women from Oman with a structured questionnaire. This is a qualitative study since reviews of literature shows that the subjective factors will further impact on the happiness of all women, same with Omani women as well. The study partially adopted GNH methods and SWLS scale to understand the happiness of Omani women. The findings of the study shows that women in Oman are happier and employment like factors can enhance their happiness. Finally the study gave certain recommendations to further improve the wellbeing of women in Oman as a whole.

Full Text: PDF      DOI: 10.15640/ijgws.v3n2a10