News — Women's Day 2021
Posted by Dharmendra Singh on
Nearly 60% of India’s population is involved in farming out of which 85% of rural women work in agriculture but remain as unidentified. Gender based discrimination plagues Indian women farmers at every step, often making them weak and their voices remain unheard. Women, the backbone of any developed society perform different roles in the agriculture sector right from being a homemaker to laborer to cultivator and even an entrepreneur but always remains as invisible contributors. Why this gender needs recognition? Though women are involved in labour intensive process such as sowing, winnowing, harvesting, and other non mechanized operations it...
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