ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Kudumbashree Agitation in Kerala

Class Feminism

The day and night agitation organised by women self-help groups in Kerala associated with Kudumbashree - offi cially known as the State Poverty Eradication Mission - proves that weaker section of society can be mobilised and empowered through decentralisation and participatory development. The agitation was an appropriate reply to critics who equated decentralisation with depoliticisation of the development process and an ideological deviation from class struggle.

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