Globalisation is multi dimensional and multifaceted concept. It is a process by which societies, politics, cultures and economies have in some sense integrated. Globalization is economic, political, cultural, ideological and technological. Due to technological advances especially in the economic field it increases the interdependence of the states. The dawn of globalization era from 1990’s has ushered in an era of greater turbulence and lesser stability in the socio-economic and political life of women. The rapid changes in socio-economic and political life of women due to globalization expected to elevate better status and role to women. But in contrast to the expectation it affects rural and urban women both positively and negatively. In this scenario this paper will give an overview of the positive and negative impact of globalization have in store for rural women in India.