Tag Archives: Women

Home   Tag : Women

Women in Indian Economy

 P Muralidhar Rao http://www.organiser.org/Encyc/2012/10/24/-b-Women-in-Indian-Economy–B-.aspx Women play a dominant role in the Indian economy, undertaking a wide range of economic activities including farm operations and powering a high savings rate. However, changes in the employment scenario, rising inflation, social conditions and neglect by policy-makers have impacted adversely on women. An estimated 52 per cent of Indian women suffer from malnutrition. Fifty-eight per cent of pregnant women suffer from anaemia. Not surprisingly, the maternal mortality rate stands at one per 500. This, when India claims to be not just food self-sufficient but food surplus! Women continue to lag far behind men in terms of even literacy, at 34.5 per cent (Census 2011). India’s […]

Other side of farm suicides in Punjab: Book on women’ misery in Punjabi by Orissa woman activist

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ludhiana/Other-side-of-farm-suicides-in-Punjab-Book-on-women-misery-in-Punjabi-by-Orissa-woman-activist/articleshow/12305395.cms SANGRUR: The debt ridden farm suicides inPunjab might be projected as disturbing trend pointing towards further aggravating agrarian scene at the place more known as birth of green revolution in India but till now not much has been written about the pitfalls of farm suicides on the familial front. Now a researcher and woman activist has come up with a book about how the women had to face the wrath of agrarian crisis in Punjab. Ranjana Padhi has documented the miseries of women facing farm suicides through her book ‘Punjab de kheti sankat di kahani -auratan di aapni jubani'(The story of Punjab’ agrarian crisis and women’ agony). Interestingly despite her being of Orissa origin, […]

Get Best Services from Our Business.
%d bloggers like this: