Gender Participation in Vegetable Cultivation in Kashmir Valley

S. H. Baba, Bilal A. Zargar, S. A. Ganaie, Shoaib Yousuf and Huma Sehr


An attempt was made in this paper to examine the pattern of gender participation in different activities and decisions involved in vegetable cultivation. The results revealed that although women have significant role in some operations of vegetable cultivation but in totality male participation was found more important. As far as various decisions relating to vegetable cultivation are concerned, the role of women in majority of the cases was supportive in nature while men performed the dominative role in most of the cases. On the basis of the findings, it is suggested that education and extension facilities to female should be provided to broaden their out ward horizon that can ultimately enhance their participation in decision-making

Keyword: Gender; Participation; Ve

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