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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activities agriculture Almora animal husbandry awareness burden Chamoli and Pithoragarh Chamoli district Chhana collection of fodder collection of fuelwood Dehradun districts development programmes district Chamoli district Nainital district Pithoragarh drudgery economic educational level employment family members female members Five Year Plan forest fuelwood collection Garhwal Division hectare higher hill districts hill region hours of daily industries Jhirkoti Kumaon Division labour lakh of population Langasu livestock Lucknow male members ment migrant households migration Nainital and Dehradun outlook and perception Panney Gaon participation pattern Pauri Garhwal percent households percent in district percent in Pithoragarh percent in village percent respondents reported percentage Pithoragarh districts political problem proportion of respondents regarding revealed role rural areas rural women sample households sample villages sector social socio-economic state's average status and condition status of women Tehri Garhwal tion total population Uttar Pradesh Uttarkashi village Devat water fetching womenfolk Yojana