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Review of Women's Studies

Review of Women's Studies
Gender equality in China, if we remember the slogans of the Cultural Revolution, meant that women were to be seen to be able to perform all the tasks that men could. The anarchy of the Cultural...
Women's literary writing in Kerala has gained a fairly wide market. Even as younger women authors have succeeded in breaking earlier stereotypes and frameworks of depiction, the category of '...
Tourism processes, as this article argues, like other processes and relations in society are gendered. The gender bias is built into the discourse of tourism practices, images, and activities, which...
This paper is an account of the services of the Church of England Zenana Mission Society in Trivandrum during the period 1864 to 1964 based on two documents, The Land of the Conch Shell by Augusta M...
The image of "Mother India" has often been used to represent the nation, but within this image the relationship of women to the nation does not find a place. The question of where a woman belongs is...
The first female roles enacted on stage were played by men. The first women who tried to break the boundaries and appear on stage were those who came from communities seen as "marginal" or too "...
The story of Alli figures in the Tamil version of the Mahabharatha. She is described as a type of "Amazonian" beauty, a vehement hater of men, who ruled over the Pandyan kingdom. However, in the...
Autobiography, as a genre of writing, has formed an important site of feminist engagement with dominant theories of the self. Awareness that the subject of autobiography, politicised as it is, also...
Indian women, writing in English in the 19th and early 20th centuries, wrote about their lives and experiences in a variety of forms - letters, tracts, diaries, magazine articles, speeches,...
Gender mainstreaming is a process to achieve greater gender equality and overcome the costs of women's marginalisation. Unequal gender relations distribute the burden of poverty disproportionately on...
Although there is a growing body of feminist discourse establishing that war and peace are gendered activities, and consequently women's experiences, responses and needs are different, this is often...
Opinions on the impact of microfinance have been divided between those who see it as a "magic bullet" for women's empowerment and others who are dismissive of its abilities as a cure-all panacea for...
All countries comprising the south Asian region have responded in some measure to the challenges posed by violence against women in the region. However, what remains a matter of concern is the fact...
Even though south Asia claims some of the most powerful women leaders of the world, the overall political participation by women remains dismal. The obstacles to women's equal participation in...
It is important to make a conceptual distinction between projects that seek to reduce poverty and enhance productivity and those that seek to empower women, as the strategies adopted in each case...

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