ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Networks of Panchayat Women

The growing success of networks of elected women representatives (EWRs) clearly demonstrates the significance of micro initiatives in institutionalising the panchayat raj system. While several of these networks were initially set up to equip EWRs with necessary skills and capacities, some have ventured into the political arena. This essay assesses the experience of some of these networks in western and southern India.

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