Gender dynamics in cotton production: a case study of A1 farmers in Sessombi Kwekwe district, Zimbabwe
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The study explored the roles of women and men in cotton farming as well as access and control of resources. The research was conducted in Sessombi in the Kwekwe district of the Midlands Province.The qualitative methodology was employed throughout the study. The Marxist Feminist framework was used to explore the phenomenon under study. Findings from this study revealed that women have limited access to land as well as the returns from cotton farming. Power and decision making is skewed towards men. Women provide both productive and reproductive labour.