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Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture: Governmental Initiatives

Dr.Urmimala Das
Director and Ph. D Scholar, WSRC, Berhampur University, Bhanjabihar
Mr. Junas Sabar
Ph. D Scholar, WSRC, Berhampur University, Bhanjabihar
Online First: April 02, 2018
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Abstract

Empowerment of women is a major social phenomenon which requires an understanding of its multi-dimensional, influence; influence our family structure and unit. Empowerment means to challenge to work towards a balanced population and if these prejudices were to be overcome the rights of women’s need to be protected to access to education, health, skill building, credit facilities and opportunities for decision making and legal rights should be made available to women to empower. Tribal women constitute half of the work force among tribals in India. Tribal women are discriminated, though they make enormous contribution to the agriculture and allied sectors. They have very little access to the knowledge and skills of modern farm technologies and related resources. The objective of the present study is to ascertain the work participation rate, their contribution to the family income and role performance of tribal women. The tribal women work for about 12 to 15 hours per day involving in agriculture and allied activities.

Keyword : Women empowerment, Agriculture, Work participation, Decision Making, Farmer technology

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