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

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Changing Terms of Political Discourse

The revolutionary changes which followed the two world wars created for a and structures that promoted debates on women's rights. By the beginning of the 1990s however, the international context in which the struggle for the advance of women's rights was being waged had been transformed. Debates being actively promoted today twist the very premises and values on which the movement had been based. It is against the background of these developments which have influenced the women's movement in India that one must evaluate the goals and directions of the movement and locate its strengths and weaknesses.

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