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Women-headed households in rural India.

Ranjana Kumari

Women-headed households in rural India.

by Ranjana Kumari

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Published by Sangam in London .
Written in English


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Women in the Third World provides an up-to-date general account and review of research on the roles and status of women in contemporary Third World societies. The book focuses on four major themes of underdevelopment which have particular relevance for gender roles and relations: the household, production, reproduction and policy. These issues are illustrated with material from 5/5(2). Extensive evidence shows that rural female-headed households also have more limited access than male-headed households to a whole range of critical productive assets and services required for.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: The book considers the causes, nature and consequences of female headed households (FHHs) in Jaunpur District, Uttar Pradesh, which has the highest incidence of FHHs in the region.

The socioeconomic characteristics of the FHH, their resource base, income levels and so one are examined. The survival strategies by landless FHHs as well as those with marginal, small, Cited by: Women-Headed Households in Rural India.

Women-Headed Households in Rural India – Ranjana Kumari. This book discusses the importance of studying the nature, processes, causes and consequences of female-headed households, relying upon a case study in Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh, with the highest rate of female-headed households in India.

Problems of the Women Headed Households. Naomi Hossain. A consid erable proportion of wom en-he ad ed households in rural areas.

in si st e d u s t. At lakh, rural areas have more households headed by women compared to urban areas ( lakh). Women also head about 8, households in the State where there are at least 11 persons or Author: Dennis S. Jesudasan. Demographic and Health Surveys.

License: CC BY   In a telling state of affairs in India, around 18 per cent of female-headed households had to travel more metres in urban areas and one km. Kumari, R. () Women-headed Households in Rural India, New Delhi: Radiant Publishers.

Google Scholar Lara, S. with T. Barry and P. Simonson () Inside Costa Rica, Albuquerque: Resource Center by:   In rural areas, the number of households headed by women is lakh, while in the urban areas the number is lakh. The data that also interprets the number of households on the basis of religion and sex, reveals that in the state, more percentage of Muslim women head the households than women from other : The Logical Indian.

The average national increase is Rs 20," rural development ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. According to the statement, focus of Mahatma Gandhi NREGS may be on individual beneficiary-oriented works which directly benefit SC, ST and women headed households as well as small & marginal farmers and other poor households.

Households, Gender and Rural-Urban Migration: Reflections on Linkages and Considerations for Policy Article (PDF Available) in Environment and Urbanization 10(1) Author: Sylvia Chant. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Women's Studies at York: Women, Globalization and Fragmentation in the Developing World (, Hardcover, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. According to the Census, a total of 23 million households in rural India are headed by females. Out of these, % earn less than ₹ 5, a month and % earn more than ₹ Author: Ashwaq Masoodi. Good nutrition is a prerequisite for a healthy and active life, especially for agriculture-dependent households.

However, diets in most households in Tanzania lack diversity because the intake of meat, poultry, fish, and vegetables and fruits is low. This study estimates factors influencing dietary diversity of the household, children under five years, and women using primary survey Cited by:   New Delhi: The Centre is banking on the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGA) scheme to ensure steady income to most vulnerable households belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and widows.

The rural development ministry has directed all states to focus on individual-beneficiary works under. "Widowhood and poverty in rural India: Some inferences from household survey data," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol.

54(2), pagesDecember. Fuwa, Nobuhiko, " The Poverty and Heterogeneity Among Female-Headed Households Revisited: The Case of Panama," World Development, Elsevier, vol.

28(8), pages: Priyanka Julka, Sukanya Das. Female Headed Households and their Average Size by Residence Population As per Censusamong Crore persons in India, % are females with female to males in rural against in urban India. The sex ratio has improved in urban & rural IndiaFile Size: KB.

Women, Poverty And Food Security In India. By Kiran Sharma. 10 April, Introduction. Poverty has traditionally been defined in income or expenditure terms and can be. 2. Violence against women - a study in Khammam District of A.P.S.

Radhakrishna and K. Madhava Rao. 3. Role of women: a study of rural women headed households/G. Satyanarayana, M. Reddi Ramu and K.

Krishna Reddy. status of Dalit women in rural areas in the post-independent India/M. Erragattu Swamy and M. Ashok Kumar.

5.Households headed by women are a growing presence worldwide. This is the first book to focus on their diversity and dynamics in developing countries. Set within the context of global trends and debates on female household headship, the analysis explores the reasons for the formation and increase in women-headed households in different parts of the world and their capacity for .Women-headed households became a new focus for programs directed toward reducing poverty.

The rapid monetization of the economy required married and unmarried women, urban and rural, to earn cash beyond their noncash economic activities.