Mariyam Tudu, Woman Farmer From Jharkhand, Changes Lives Of Women In Her Village, Here’s How

by Manmath Nayak

New Delhi: As India is observing National Farmers Day on December 23, 2024, it is essential to acknowledge the resilience and grit of women farmers of the country. As the NSSO’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (2022) say, nearly 63% of agricultural workers nationwide are female. They form the backbone of rural economies when male family members migrate to urban cities for work. These women farmers and their contributions, however, remain overlooked and it is critical to bring equal opportunities to them with a multidimensional approach.

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