Study on the role of Indian women in participating economic development.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -122) and index.
|LC Classifications||HQ1742 .S287 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||126 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||126|
|LC Control Number||95911110|
economic mobility, health, and participation in political roles. The claim that Malaysian women lag behind men primarily because of traditional cultural values is challenged, however, by the writings of area studies specialists and social historians about gender roles and equality in South-east Asia. One of the key tenets about. the economic sphere, to study the socio-economic and cultural hindrance to female participation in economic affairs, to identify how far women’s paid and unpaid labor is important to the rural community and to recognize how women have responded to poverty conditions in the rural sector. Field Settings of the Research. This report sets forth a new normative framework that rewrites the existing norms that systematically keep women out of the workforce. Taking women’s under-participation in the workforce in India as an established starting point, this report offers six new norms for redefining the rules governing women’s economic participation. 1. Waldfogel, J. (). Understanding the “family gap” in pay for women with children. The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 12(1), Olivetti, C., & Petrongolo, B. (). The economic consequences of family policies: lessons from a century of legislation in high-income countries. The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 31(1),
The Socio-Cultural Factors Affecting the Participation of Women in Agricultural Development: Khwezana village in Alice District BY Vuyiseka Majali Dissertation submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Social Sciences in Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Fort Hare. women have been denied equal access to education, jobtraining, employment, health care, ownership, and political power. Furthermore, in order to address the conditions peculiar to Africa that affect women status and roles, the following observations must be made. First, the overall economic and political problems of Africa make life difficult for. equal opportunities in the social, political, and economic (GOK, ). However, the Women social and cultural situations lock them out in the community development process. Women continue to face social, cultural, economical and political challenges in their struggle to participate in the wider community. Despite government. increase in the labor force participation rate of women, which stood at 34 percent in and increased to 60 percent by The number of women in the labor force rose from 18 million in to 66 million in , an an-nual growth rate of percent. The share of women in the labor force grew from 30 percent.
Factors affecting women’s representation in national parliaments throughout the world varies since they involve “a complex combination of socio-economic, cultural and institutional factors” (Rathod, , p). A large body of literature surrounding modernization theory. Women’s participation in rural labour markets varies considerably across regions, but invariably women are over represented in unpaid, seasonal and part-time work, and the available evidence suggests that women are often paid less than men, for the same work. promote the equal rights and participation of women in governance, economic activity and social interactions, the cultural practices with regard to women is often a contentious area of debate. Indigenous People Protecting and promoting the rights of indigenous peoples is a central part of ensuring cultural protection and preservation. This is an important pattern: at the same time as more women in rich countries started participating in labor markets, there was often a reduction in the average number of hours that women spent at work. In economics lingo: the 20th century witnessed a large increase in supply of female labor along the extensive margin (number of workers.