Women and pesticide management in the Philippines: Assumptions, exclusions, suggestions
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This paper was presented at the 2004 Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting, "Strengthening Partnerships: New Paths to Rural Prosperity.' Tanzo and Sachs examine women farmers" roles in the use and management of pesticides within rice-vegetable systems in the Philippines. Their findings suggest that women are significantly involved and not simply dependent on men. The authors also explore women's knowledge of and attitudes towards the health impacts, prevention, and treatment of pesticide exposure.