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Agriculture Feminization in China

When you walk into rural place of China, you will found a group people who are always busy in the field and houses. Those lovely rural women has been the main force in the rural place. They have to take responsibly for plowing, seeding, applying fertilizer, watering, spraying pesticide and other 94.6 percent of farming work. According to a report of 2006,the ratio of woman labor in agriculture has rising to 61.3%. The one undisputed fact: agriculture - feminization in China. However, the farming work is one of heavy burden, they also need to foster children and support their parents. Rural women is largest group of women, we should focus on their needs, listen their voice and help them.

  • When:2014-01-15 ~ 2014-03-15
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