ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Issues in Forest Management

Gendered Communication and Access to Social Space

While JFM resolutions of most states have accepted the need for actual involvement of women, policy provisions per se have proved inadequate for ensuring their participation in community institutions, including JFM committees. More often than not, communication being actively influenced by social relationships, cultural norms and political dynamics, women in JFMs are often the receiving end of information.

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