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Labour and landrights of women in rural India

Reena Patel

Labour and landrights of women in rural India

with particular reference to Western Orissa

by Reena Patel

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1999.

StatementReena Patel.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 290p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18817225M

  A ccording to the World Bank, rural women comprise 43 percent of the agricultural labour force that produces, processes and prepares much of the food available in the world. In recognition of the contribution of these women, the UN celebrates the International Day for Rural Women on October This day recognizes the role of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural. Women play a major role in agriculture, the world over. About 70% of the agricultural workers, 80% of food producers and 15% of those who process basic food, are women and they also undertake

  The female labour force participation in India has fallen to 26% in from % in , amid lack of access to quality education and underlying .   Labour crunch likely to hit India Inc’s plan to reboot biz 16 Apr, , AM IST A large section of migrant workers engaged in contract labour, e-commerce and logistics operations and other project-related activities — estimated at around 5 crore — have returned to their hometowns.

  India’s female Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR)—the share of working-age women who report either being employed, or being available for work—has fallen to a historic low of % in , meaning that over three out of four women over the age of 15 in India are neither working nor seeking work. Migration of Labour and Left-behind Women: A Case Study of Rural Odisha 1Mahendra P. Agasty, sor of Economics, Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar,Odisha, India 2Deputy Director (Studies), Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Bhubaneswar,Odisha, India I. .


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Hindu women's right to independent ownership of property has been established in India since Given that legal rights have not brought about a significant increase in women's ownership of land, this thesis explores the factors that affect women's effective claim to land ownership.

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