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Economics: Labor and Health: South Asia
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In Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, inferior terms of women's employment perpetuate their subordination in family and society and impact their health adversely. How women are paid and valued in the fields, factories, and off…

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Patel, Vibhuti, “Economics: Labor and Health: South Asia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0236a>
First published online: 2009

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