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Women beedi workers a report by K. Kusum

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Published by National Commission for Women in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women tobacco workers -- India -- Social conditions.,
  • Women tobacco workers -- India -- Social conditions -- Case studies.,
  • Women tobacco workers -- India -- Economic conditions.,
  • Women tobacco workers -- India -- Economic conditions -- Case studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Kusum.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsNational Commission for Women (India)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6073.T62 I45 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18498650M
LC Control Number2007340373

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  At least 75 per cent beedi workers in the district are women. For workers like Sangeetha of Vijayaraghavapuram, the absence of wages . “A woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacities. Beedi work has given ample opportunity for women to work when at home without disturbing from their routine work. Beedi Manufacturing is one of the largest informal sector activities in India in which a large number of home based women workers are employed. The labour MinistryFile Size: KB.   The notion of work and employment of work and employment for women is complex. While economic factors predominantly determine a man s participation in employment, the reasons why women work, or do not work, or whether they work part-time or full-time, can be diverse and are often rooted in a complex interplay of economic, cultural, social and personal by: 1. Indian tobacco cultivation began in the late 17th century, and beedies were first created when tobacco workers took leftover tobacco and rolled it in leaves.