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Profile of rural female headed households

Padmanabhan, M.

Journal of Rural Development 9(6): 1,061-1,065

1990


ISSN/ISBN: 0970-3357
PMID: 12285791
Accession: 047089004

The author presents a profile of rural households headed by women in India, using data from the 1987-1988 Employment and Unemployment Survey. Comparisons between female-headed and other types of rural households are made in terms of household size, land owned and cultivated, use of hired agricultural labor, and household consumption.

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