Drudgery of the Hill Women
This book, based on a primary survey looks at the socia, economic, and political status, contribution and quality of life of women in the rural areas of the Himalayan region. It is a comprehensive account of gender issue with an indepth analysis of the working pattern, problems and drudgery of womenfolk in this region.
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