Increased farm work negatively impacts women’s nutrition: study

With women putting in extra hours into farm and agricultural activities despite the fact that they get little or no respite from household chores, their nutritional standards may stand impacted.

Indian women working on the fields/Pixabay
Indian women working on the fields/Pixabay

When women put in extra hours on farms in peak seasons of sowing, transplanting, and harvesting, it may impact their food preparation time and reduce nutrient intake, a study finds. The research draws attention to the consequences of increased time burdens on farms and the adverse effects on women’s nutrition.


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