Socio-Economic Conditions of Agricultural Women Labour in Andhra Pradesh: A Case Study of Karimnagar District
Krishna Reddy Chittedi
Jawaharlal Nehru University - Centre for Development Studies
Osmania University - Department of Economics
November 25, 2010
International Journal of Business Economics & Management Research, Vol. 2, No. 3, March 2011
Agriculture is increasingly becoming the preserve of women has important implications for policy. Agriculture policy has been largely blind. In order to formulate policy that is sensitive to women’s roles and needs in agriculture, it is first of all necessary to improve the measurement of their participation and to recognize their contribution. Women empowerment should imply a process whereby women become able to organize themselves to increase their own self reliance, to assert their independent right to control resources which will assist in challenging and eliminating their own subordination.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 27
Keywords: Agricultural Sector, Women Labor
JEL Classification: J43, J4Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 25, 2010 ; Last revised: March 19, 2011
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