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

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Some Employment and Unemployment Characteristics of Rural Women- An analysis of NSS Data for West bengal, 1972-73

Characteristics of Rural Women An analysis of NSS Data for West bengal, 1972-73 Pranab Bardhan In rural employment planning, it is particularly important to understand and quantify the specific employment and unemployment characteristics of rural women, not merely because unemployment is much more acute for women than for men, but also because the female labour market has some special features as a result of which the nature of employment programmes for which they may be available are sometimes quite different from those for men.

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