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Old 10-15-2005, 03:55 PM
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Women in rural India generate income in various ways. Women are highly involved in small-scale enterprises. Women have extensive work loads with dual responsibility for farm and household production. In rural areas, literacy rate of female in the age group of 7 years and over is 30.4%.

Rural women in India feel the weight of poverty the most. Percentage of females are more than males to die as infants and children. More than six of ten women in India are illiterate— almost double the male rate. And, most significantly, Indian women rarely have legal rights to land, despite the fact that they are often more engaged in agriculture than men.

India is the world's tenth largest economy. In rural areas, women are generally not perceived to have any meaningful income generation capacity. Without the power to work and earn a good income, their voices are silenced.

Birth control and reproductive health of women are behavioral issues affected mostly by economics, access to health care, and education. Education plays an important role in bringing about awareness on women's rights.

Clearly, a new approach is required to have an impact on the lives of women in rural India, and to ultimately help stabilize population growth.


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Old 11-23-2005, 04:09 PM
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Yeah Indian women's condition in remote and rural areas are the worst. They do face poverty the most. But it will take time to go there. It will happen soon.

If you compare ours with Pakistani womens condition then our's life would be really good but still we need to have life which is as good as normal life, which many areas of our country doesn't have.
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