The present paper is an attempt to study the trend of women participation in various economic activities, taking the 1971- 1981 decade as the focal period. Women participation is analysed in terms of the rural/urban workfforce ; primary/secondary/ tertiary works ; and agricultural/industrial works. There are 44.973 million total women workers in India (1981). It constitutes 19.76 percent of the total female population ot India. In 1971, the total women workers consisted of 14,15 percent of the total women population. It means there is an Upward trend in total women workers.
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Shrivastava (1988). Participation Of Women In Various Economic Activities In India. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-A: SOCIAL-SCIENCE), 1(1), pp. 149-152.