ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Gender and Food Security

Special Issues
If we are to nurture and strengthen democracy and build a secular society in India, participation by all as equal citizens is imperative. In this regard, education of the whole population is...
Dowry and female seclusion are aspects of a system of property regulation that restrict women's ability to directly own and control property. In this context, it is hardly surprising that agrarian...
This paper seeks to examine the issue of land rights, and its links with household food security as well as gender equality and questions some of the assumptions being made therein. After a brief...
The government as well as international organisations have implemented many programmes aimed at rural women. But actually their programmes do not touch upon the issues related to women's higher...
Food security is contingent on three parameters - availability, accessibility and affordability. While availability and accessibility relate to production and distribution, the question of...
When the output of a product that forms the basis of subsistence and social reproduction - as rice is for Asia - expands, the marketed surplus rises disproportionately to the growth rate of...
This paper examines the practices of gender ideology among the rice-farming groups of northeastern India. It explores the linkages between gendered knowledge and skills, gender roles and labour, and...
This is an article based on a case study of labour outmigration of rice farming households in the three districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh. The paper examines the incidence, patterns and impact of...
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