#Women are contributor to #Agriculture but not much is highlighted!

As per census 2011
Percentage of Male cultivators to total workers is 24.9. [Rural- 35.2 & Urban-2.7]. Percentage of Female cultivators to total workers is 24 [Rural-28.8 & Urban-3.1].

other wise the work participation ratio of women remains lower than males. But above we find that female cultivators are just at equal percentage approx. but still in rural areas the cultivator percentage of women is recorded lower than males.
WPR female at all India level was 25.5% [rural – 30% and Urban-15.4%] work participation of Males in 53.3% [Rural- 53% and Urban – 53.8%]

so far is good. But any one from village areas can easily tell how much our women folk contribute in daily life in rural areas. From Dawn to Dusk all women in villages work tirelessly towards many activities. Earlier there was no electricity, water sources, roads etc. All works were done manually!! Women had worked shoulder to shoulder along-with men in Agriculture fields. Taboo is that few kinds of activities are considered (presumed) as activity to be done by Women ONLY. So much Gender discrimination was there. Now with advent of machines some kind of works are done easily.

below are few glimpses of our women, who contribute in daily life: See and comment?

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Cooking is sole area for women- since dawn to dusk she prepares food
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even weeding or nursery work in agriculture fields
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In Coastal land we see this
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many crafts are in hands of Women
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Water fetching seems to be duty of women only??
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Chakki, making food sole duty of Mothers
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going to fields- agriculture labourers, tribal etc 
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Eco-friendly crafts-all done by women
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Kerala Coir industry- Most are women
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such scenes- always had women

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    Selling in Markets is also done by few women too.

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selling agriculture produces-women in market

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coir & other such works

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cattle rearing done by Women at home itslef

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Drying Chilies- does it not reminds of Film MirchMasala
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Water Fetching sole work of Women
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early morning ritual- all by women
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Kutch areas too have women at fore
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husking, splitting grains -done by Women
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Vrat-Fasting-Pooja done only by Women, for long life of Man or Son
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Keeping our Gods happy too done by Women
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fetching from fields
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women’s market- women accessaries
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sewing/ stitching works- All done by Women
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care of baby, together with marketing All done by women
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helping her Man or household
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