Women Farmers From Maharashtra Turned Their Village Into 'No Suicide Zone' Despite Of Drought.

Blog By Hazel  |  01-11-17

Even When The Men Lost Hope And Started Committing Suicide, These Brave Women Stood Up For Their Village.

#3 Women Farmers Stood Up For Their Families.

Women in Maharashtra’s drought-hit areas take up farming to ensure their families have enough to eat and their kids can go to school.

Women in Osmanabad are taking over the fate of their families and standing up for themselves. Even as drought continues to force farmers to suicide in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, these women have refused to go down that path.


#2 Women Are Better Than Men At Farming.

#2 Women Are Better Than Men At Farming.

Indeed, today, these women are not only feeding their families but earning much more than their husbands have been able to during the drought.
In fact, they’re better at farming and farm handling than their husbands.
The men are now sitting up and taking notice.


#1 Writing Their Own Success.

#1 Writing Their Own Success.

The women, empowered by their success, are asking the government for more farmer schemes from the government, while also forming groups to discuss financial savings and farming.








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