Hira Kanjarya is one of thousands of women farmers across India receiving training and support to take the lead role on farms as gender roles in tradition-bound rural India start to slowly change. Wed, Feb 1, 2017. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Belinda Goldsm

Hira Kanjarya is one of thousands of women farmers across India receiving training and support to take the lead role on farms as gender roles in tradition-bound rural India start to slowly change. Wed, Feb 1, 2017. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Belinda Goldsm

Female farmers in India benefit from Microfinance schemes in India. Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Belinda Goldsmith

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