Empowering Women Workers in the Informal Sector - A Baseline Study

From agriculture to traditional crafts, rural women sustain the informal sector in a variety of ways.  Sewa Bharat and UN Women have joined hands to build the capacities of rural women workers in the informal sector. The project reaches out to 1,000 female farmers producing organic chilli production in the district of Almora, Uttarakhand and 1,000 women engaged in tie and die production in in the district of Jodhpur, Rajasthan. This is a baseline assessment of the initiative

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Languages available: English, Hindi

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; India

Subject area(s): Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Economic empowerment; Women farmers

Resource type: Case studies

Publication year: 2013

Number of pages: 5

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)