ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Towards Gender-Sensitive Population Census

Most south Asian census exercises reveal the abysmal absence of women. Female work participation rates record low rates though women have a notable presence in the agricultural and household sector. A recent conference that looked at census operations across the countries in south and west Asia highlighted the need to conduct census operations characterised by gender sensitivity.

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