ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Voices of Significant "Other"

Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Processes edited by Harriet Presser and Gita Sen; Oxford University Press, 2000; Rs 575, pp 426, hardcover.

Mahila Mandals in Gender Politics

Mahila mandals, the traditional local women's organisations, have tremendous potential to address women's strategic gender needs. In rural areas they are increasingly acting as vehicles of resistance that enable women to enter the public domain. A study of some mahila mandals in Thane, Maharashtra.

Women's Autonomy and Politics of Gender in Guyana

The Human Development Report, 1995 demonstrates that no country in the world treats women as well as it does its men. Even so, the HDR ranks Guyana fairly high on its gender-related indicators. This paper is an attempt to analyse the complexities of women's autonomy in Guyana.
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