Impact of male out-migration on rice household economy and gender roles: a case in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India

by Paris T., Singh A. and J.Luis, Published in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol XL, No.25, June 18-24,2005, New Delhi, India.

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This is an article based on a case study of labour outmigration of rice farming households in the three districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh. The paper examines the incidence, patterns and impact of labour outmigration on the livelihood of rice farmers and their women left behind. The authors find that migration has increased women’s decision-making capacity predominantly. But at the same time their lack of access to modern seed technology impedes their work.

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