Women and Empowerment: Approaches and Strategies

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Discovery Publishing House, 1998 - Women - 235 pages
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The empowerment of women by their increased participation in all aspects of political, social and economic life has become one of the major goals of democratic and participatory movements, as well as women s organizations throughout the world. Beyond offering an understanding why empower women, concept and framework for women s empowerment, this book seeks to discuss the approaches and strategies for empowering women by outlining the strategies, mechanisms and tools that women are using for their empowerment. An important and timely contribution to a major ongoing debate on women s empowerment, this book will interest all those involved with women studies, rural development, and voluntary, initiatives at the grossroots level.
 

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Its really a great book, the concept of empowerment is explained clearily in the book

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sahay being mentioned in gender analysis

Contents

WHY EMPOWER WOMEN?
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CONCEPT OF WOMENS EMPOWERMENT
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FRAME WORK FOR WOMENS EMPOWERMENT
39
ORGANISING WOMEN FOR EMPOWERMENT
69
WOMENS EDUCATION AND EMPOWERMENT
120
ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN
150
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
201
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