عنوان مقاله [English]
The present article seeks to clarify the relation between economic function of women in villages and sustainable development of rural areas. Documentary research methods, questionnaires and monitoring were used. Principal component analysis (PCA) and a model derived from PSR model are the usual pattern in data classification and analysis. Statistical society consists of 8619 women in active ages in 564 villages of more than 15 household in Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiari. The volume of selected points and households are classified using probable sampling. Results indicate that economic function of rural women is under the influence of local-spatial structures and has a significant relation with factors like general skills and access or control of producing factors. Upgrading education level, holding different educational-promotional courses, providing necessary requirements to increase rural women access and control over producing resources and factors with solutions like cheap bank facilities, etc. are among solutions which is expected to increase economic functionality of rural women in the process of sustainable development.
Key words: sustainable development, economic function, rural women, rural points