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Education : Quality with Quantity

Most governmental initiatives towards education have focused primarily on the need to raise literacy rates, ignoring the vital quality aspect. The gap between policy statements and their actual implementation can be bridged, as was stressed at the recent Dakar World Education Forum, by forging links with NGOs and with local communities at the grass roots level.

Researching Empowerment A Grass Roots Women s Perspective

Women's Perspective Nitya Rao Speaking Out: Women's Economic Empowerment in South Asia edited by Marilyn Carr, Martha Chen and Renana Jhabvala; Vistaar Publications, New Delhi, 1997.

Women s Labour and Migration-The Case of the Santhals

With erosion of traditional livelihood and few local options available, Santhals have been forced to enter the labour market as migrants. Faced with a negative impact on schooling and health care, poor living and working conditions, and constant fear of sexual abuse, the entry into the labour market of Santhal women in particular is nothing but a survival strategy since staying at home could mean starvation.

Land Rights and Women-Case of Santhals

through what are called "contracts for differences" between the system marginal price, a spot price awarded by the pool, every half hour and the contract price, fixed for the year, between the supplier and the user firm directly.

Total Literacy Campaigns-A Field Report

A Field Report Nitya Rao Establishment of mass literacy is a task that calls for sensitive and well-coordinated administrative skills and a political commitment that few governments in post-Independence India have had. Without mass organisations of the poor, without mass participation in programmes of social and economic development and without the universalisation of primary education, the gains of the literacy campaign will be difficult to sustain.


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