The activities of rural women in home economy

  • David Alejandro Navarrete Solórzano Instituto Superior Tecnológico de Ciencias Religiosas y Educación en Valores San Pedro, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Silvia Vanessa Paz Zambrano Instituto Superior Tecnológico de Ciencias Religiosas y Educación en Valores San Pedro, Portoviejo, Ecuador
Keywords: activities of rural women, the home economy, the reality of the peasant woman, women in agriculture


A study was carried out on the rural women and the daily activities that they carry out in their homes and the work of agriculture and livestock; as a producer and participates in the home economy; even though she feels unproductive and the community reinforces that false and cruel mental stereotype. To value the activities of rural women in the home; It is intended to give human and economic value to all the activities carried out by it and to combat the mental stereotype that it is the only man, who intervened in the home economy. Quantitative research, bibliographic review, statistical analysis is carried out by tabulation of the results obtained through the survey applied to rural women. From the researchers' perspective, the role of the peasant woman must be observed and reconsidered as a productive entity to discard ideas outside of what she represents as a thinking human being, free and owner of her decisions.


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Solórzano, D. A. N., & Zambrano, S. V. P. (2020). The activities of rural women in home economy. International Journal of Life Sciences, 4(2), 1-8.
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