Gujarat Journal of Extension Education (ISSN 2322-0678)

Title: PARTICIPATION PATTERN OF RURAL WOMEN IN HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Authors: Maulika Patel, M. R. Bhatt and Khushboo Bhati

Publisher: Society of Extension Education Gujarat

Keywords: Rural Women, Household Production System, Farm Activities, Off-Farm Activities, Home Activities, Communal Activities, Participation

Volume: 34

Issue: 1

Year: December 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56572/gjoee.2022.34.1.0026

Abstract: A rural woman contributes a lot in the household production system by participating in agriculture activities, different income generating activities like teaching, selling matters etc. and family as well as social activities which are an essential part of rural economy. To study the participation pattern of rural women in household production system, an experiment with ex post facto research design was conducted in three talukas named Vansda, Chikhali and Khergam of Navsari district. Two villages from each taluka were selected randomly. From one village twenty rural women as respondent were selected. The interview schedule was prepared and pre-tested to collect the data. Total 120 respondents were surveyed through personal interview technique from their home, farm, office or any other workplace. It was found that majority of the rural women had medium to low level of participation in household production system with medium level of participation in farm activities, home activities, off farm activities and communal activities.

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