Sathiadhas, R and Khader, Vijaya and Hassan, Femeena and Kasim, H M and Sudhakara, N S and Narayanakumar, R and Dhanapal, K and Lakshmi, J (2003) Socio-economic status of fisherwomen. In: Workshop on Empowerment of Fisher Women, 13-14 October 2003, Hyderabad.
In India, women constitute about 50 per cent of the population and comprise one third of the labour force. Women account for 32.5 per cent of the total work force of 121.63 million (1993-94) and the figure is still increasing day by day. Among the different sectors of the Indian economy where women contribute significantly, fishery sector is an important one. Out of the 5.4 million active fishers in India, 3.8 million (70.37%) are fishermen and 1.6 million (29.63%) are fisherwomen.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Socio-economic status; fisherwomen|
|Subjects:||Socio Economic and Extension|
Socio Economic and Extension > Fishing Community
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||15 Jun 2011 14:20|
|Last Modified:||19 Jul 2011 14:12|
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