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ERIC Number: EJ646641
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-3802
State Initiatives for the Empowerment of Women of Rural Communities: Experiences from Eastern India.
Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala; Samanta, Gopa
Community Development Journal, v37 n2 p137-56 Apr 2002
Discussions with women in rural areas of India analyzed government-initiated development programs regarding availability of information, suitability to women's needs, and perception of problems. Most programs were top down with little input form women; self-help approaches problematized the "self" and did not consider the realities of women's lives or desired identities. (Contains 45 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India