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How to do: Reducing rural women's domestic workload through labour-saving technologies and practices

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Technical Guidance

This How To Do Note looks at the opportunities provided by labour-saving technologies and practices for rural women in the domestic sphere. The purpose is to inform IFAD country programme managers, project teams and partners of proven labour-saving methods available to reduce the domestic workload and how they can best be selected and implemented – to help promote equitable workloads between men and women and contribute to poverty eradication. The annexes give an overview of the most burdensome domestic chores and identify key labour-saving technologies and practices available to address them.