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Not So Silent Partners

As recently as 1994 in Australia, women couldn't list "farmer" as their occupation. This gendered perspective on farming continues to impact women's rights to land.

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"Historical and cultural constructions of what it is to be a farmer continue to shape women’s access to farming resources. These includes land, credit, training and farming legitimacy in how they are perceived by their families, communities and the government."

Lucie Newsome
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