Gender and Agriculture. Perpetuating Gender Inequalities . Social Construction . Gender is not biological, but rather a social construction Although many stereotypes of masculinity and femininity change with different time periods, some remain enduring over time.
Perpetuating Gender Inequalities
- forced to migrate to urban areas
- plantation hard labor
-Starting at 9 years of age or younger
-too poor for daycare (non-existent)
-some are forced to bring their infants
-accused of being negligent parents
This exposes the whole family to harmful pesticides and herbicides.