Correlates of Socio-Economic and Psychological Traits with Empowerment of Ethnic Farmwomen of Assam


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Authors

  • Deepjyoti Roy FACULTY OF VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SCIENCES, RGSC, BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
  • M.N. Ray Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022
  • Leema Bora Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022
  • Jakir Hussain Department of Livestock Production Management, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022
  • Sadananda Payeng Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022
  • Monosri Johari Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022
  • Keshab Jamatia Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata (West Bengal) 700037

https://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2024.60103

Keywords:

Farm women, Ethnic, Livestock rearing, , Socio-economic, Social engagement, Time spent, Women empowerment

Abstract

 

An evaluation was conducted among the ethnic livestock and poultry farm women of Goalpara district of Assam to assess the impact of their socio-economic and psychological characteristics in relation to women's empowerment in the years 2021–22. The respondents were selected via snowball sampling method, and their responses were recorded using a pre-tested interview schedule. The data indicated that factors such as social participation, age, years of livestock farming experience, contact with extension services, annual income from livestock rearing, attitudes towards scientific livestock farming, and time spent in livestock activities showed highly significant and positive correlations, while family size showed a highly significant and negative correlation with women empowerment.

Author Biographies

  • M.N. Ray, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

    Professor, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

  • Leema Bora, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

    Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

  • Jakir Hussain, Department of Livestock Production Management, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

    Associate Professor, Department of Livestock Production Management, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

  • Sadananda Payeng, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

    Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

  • Monosri Johari, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

    Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Extension, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara (Assam) 781022

  • Keshab Jamatia, Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata (West Bengal) 700037

    Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension Education, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata (West Bengal) 700037

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25.09.2023

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06.04.2024

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Correlates of Socio-Economic and Psychological Traits with Empowerment of Ethnic Farmwomen of Assam. (2024). Indian Journal of Extension Education, 60(1), 14-19. https://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2024.60103
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