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Mar 08, 2019
Over 30% funds for agri-schemes targeted towards women farmers; special focus on doubling income by 2022: GovtBesides, women-based activities have been started to reach the benefits of different beneficiary-oriented programmes and missions to women, he said in a statement.
Nov 22, 2018
Widows of Vidarbha, Marathwada farmers discuss their inheritance of loss at Mumbai protest meetBereaved women farmers have been able to articulate their problems in public after years of mobilising efforts by the Mahila Kisan Adhikaar Manch (MAKAAM)
Oct 18, 2018
Woman farmer from Chitrakoot on her experiences working the fields: 'Women do all the hard work'Despite an overall feminisation of agriculture, due to the increasing migration of men from villages, only 13% of rural women own land in their own name.
Mar 28, 2018
12.8% landholding, 90% work: Tamil Nadu women battle patriarchy while shouldering dual burden of housework, farmingWhen women come together, it is not just about cropping or cropping patterns. “It is also a social approach to farming."
Mar 08, 2018
International Women's Day: Patriarchy, market-driven economy undermine crucial role of women in Indian agricultureWhile roles are now changing, women have always played a significant and critical role in agriculture.
Feb 26, 2018
Widows of Vidarbha highlights the lesser-known perseverance of the wives of farmers who commit suicideInstead of buckling under the grief of losing their husbands, the women in Widows of Vidarbha chose to shoulder their burdens and continue working on farms instead | #FirstCulture
Jan 29, 2018
Economic Survey 2017-18 says need women centric policy with feminisation of agri-sectorThere is 'feminisation' of agriculture sector because of growing migration of men from rural to urban areas, the Economic Survey said