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Title: Why helping the environment helps women : understanding the links between resource availability and gender equality in India
Authors: Chopra, Neetu
Singh, Supriya
Bellamy, Rufus
Keywords: GENDER ROLES
DOMESTIC WORK
WOMEN'S WORKLOAD
INDIA
Date: 2007
Publisher: SANDEE, Kathmandu, NP
Series/Report no.: SANDEE policy brief / South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics; no. 22-07
Abstract: In many developing countries, environmental degradation and the resulting loss of natural resources can have significant social and economic impacts, especially on disadvantaged groups such as poor, rural women. A SANDEE study looks at the impact of the availability of three key natural resources – water, forests and fodder – on villagers in the Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh in India. It aims to provide a better understanding of the link between the scarcity of such resources and gender inequality.
Description: This policy brief is based on SANDEE working paper no. 23-07, "Who collects resources in degraded environments? : a case study from Jhabua District, India"
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10625/38964
Project Number: 102580
Project Title: South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE)
Access: Open Access
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