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Rural women"s claim to priority

Rural women"s claim to priority

a policy debate : selected documents from international and Indian archives, 1975-1985

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Published by Centre for Women"s Development Studies in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Rural women -- History -- Sources.,
    • Rural women -- India -- History -- Sources.,
    • Women -- Social conditions -- Sources.,
    • Women -- India -- Social conditions -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Shanti Chakraborty.
      ContributionsChakraborty, Shanti., Centre for Women"s Development Studies (New Delhi, India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1154 .R837 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2359540M
      LC Control Number86900922

      Women’s economic empowerment is a prerequisite for sustainable development, pro-poor targets gender equality in agriculture/rural development. Lower priority was given to gender equality in the economic and productive sectors than in all sectors combined (including social). The role of the rural women in the development of their society overtime has be a contending issue among people of various fields of study especially scholars of development. Therefore, this study examines the role of women in rural development with particular attention on Abriba Local Government Area of Abia State in Nigeria as case study.

        Rural women are less likely to have earned a bachelor's degree or master's degree compared to urban women, at percent versus percent respectively, according to U.S. Health and Human. Launched in , THE Rural Woman was founded on the belief that if a rural woman blooms, all around her bloom too, it’s a powerful and deeply felt ripple. By the ripple of our work is real and tangible with increasing rural populations in the regions where we work, we’ve documented and researched the findings and the impact of our work is profound.

      Rural women, especially farmers, are one of the most impoverished groups of people in the United States (Hacker, , p. ). Often, rural women struggle to survive in today’s society because they have no modern skills and have trouble running farms, as farms are habitually considered to be family-owned, male-run businesses (Hacker, , p. ). The well-being of rural communities affects the well-being of those who reside in towns and cities because of rural-urban connections through food, drinking water, infectious disease, extreme environmental events, recreation, and for many, retirement residence. In rural areas themselves, women play a critical role in the health of their families and communities, yet women’s health is.


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