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The present paper is an attempt to know the changes in socio-economic status of women in rural Haryana. The present study was carried out in village Barsi of Bawani Khera Tehsil of district Bhiwani in Haryana State on random sampling method. The sample of 60 respondents in which 30 are daughter-in-law and 30 are mother-in-law was also selected on random sampling method. In the present study, two age groups were taken of the same number. First age group of the respondents (daughter-in-laws) belonged to the age group of 18-40 years and other group (mother-in-laws) belonged to age group of above 40 years. In the present study, it was found that regarding awareness about women’s right? A vast majority of the respondents (daughter-in-laws and mother-in-law) mother-in-laws said that there is more awareness in women about their rights. In terms of role of constitutional provisions and legal rights which help to bring change, a large majority of the respondents (daughter-in-laws and mother-in-law) were agree with this view that constitutional provisions and legal rights can bring change into the socio-economic status of women. Regarding changes come in pardah system, dressing, food habits in comparison to older period, a vast majority of daughter-in-laws mother-in-laws said that major changes have come in pardah system, dressing, food habits. But the numbers of daughter-in-laws who were agree with view are more than mother-in-laws.