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Women Friendly Agriculture: A Way of Cultivating Equality with the Growth of the Agricultural Sector

Women-friendly agriculture encompasses the agricultural practices and policies that consider women's needs and empowerment in the agricultural sector. Besides crop management, women also engage in dairy and livestock management, which can be a significant source of income. Nevertheless, they encounter various challenges, such as lower wages, lack of land ownership, gender-based discrimination, and so forth. To alleviate the drudgery and enhance the efficiency of women's work, various lightweight women-friendly tools have been devised. This review article succinctly covers these aspects to tackle gender-based discrimination and foster women's participation in agriculture and allied activities.