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Women in agriculture: 90% of rural respondents spend their income to fulfill familial obligations, finds survey

Agriculture is one of the biggest contributors to India’s economy, and it is predominantly women who do the heavy lifting in this industry. Against this backdrop, on International Women’s Day, nurture.farm, an AgTech startup, announced the results of an internal survey conducted for women as a part of its Women In Agriculture (WiA) program.
From The Free Press Journal on March 8, 2022
Rural Farmer's Suicide Farmer Distress Agricultural Workers

The country where 30 farmers die each day

Gazing across the pristine fields in the district of Sangrur in northern India, there was little indication families here were struggling.
By Gunisha Kaur for CNN on March 17, 2022
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Punjab: What the Rift Between Farmers and Workers Over Wages Tells Us About Agrarian Distress

While farmworkers have extended support to the farmers' protest, the constantly simmering tensions between these two social groups are hard to ignore.
By Pawanjot Kaur for The Wire on June 18, 2021