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12 Indian J.L. & Just. 269 (2021)
Impact of Globalisation on Women Workers in Agricultural Sector: An Analysis

handle is hein.journals/ijlj12 and id is 605 raw text is: ISSN: 0976-3570

Impact of Globalisation on Women Workers in
Agricultural Sector: An Analysis
Reena Dangal
This article examines the impact of Globalisation on Women Workers in Agricultural
Sector in India. Agriculture sector being unorganised sector it provides direct
employment to millions of people including men and women throughout the country.
Agriculture is said to be the backbone for the contribution of the economy of a nation
where women plays an important role in the development of the economy of a nation.
Different types of farming which is practised in India has been mentioned in this article.
Further importance of women in agriculture sector and the problems faced by women
workers in this sector has been discussed. What are the various Socio-Economic
Conditions of Women Workers in India and has also examined about the social security
legislation for women. The author in this article has also discussed the topic with some
case laws decided by the supreme court of our country. At last the author has concluded
the manuscript by pondering some suggestions related to it.
Keywords: Globalisation; Women Workers; Agricultural Sector; Unorganised Sector;
Socio-Economic Conditions; Social Security; Case Laws.
I.  Introduction
The women in India are considered as the back bone of agricultural workforce
and are a vital part of Indian economy. Agriculture is known as the science or
art of cultivating soil, growing and harvesting of crops, domestication of
animals and raising of livestock.2 India's agricultural sector has shown its
strength amid the misfortune of COVID-19 induced lockdowns. The Agriculture
and Allied activities observed a growth of 3.4 per cent at constant prices during
1 Research Scholar in Law, Session 2019-2020 Department of Law, Coochbehar
Panchanan Barma University, Coochbehar. 736101 Contact Number: 8250887841. Mail
to: reenadangal25@gmail.com.
2 MAJID HUSAIN, AGRICULTURAL GEOGRAPHY, 45 (Rawat Publications, New Delhi,

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