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Review of Women's Studies

Among the various rights to secure the working and living conditions of workers, maternity protection for women workers had attained significance during the early 20th century. Women’s organisations....

A rguably, one of the more significant outcomes of the “gendering” of development discourses has been the discrediting of the earlier welfarist paradigms that addressed women exclusively as wives....

This paper is part of a larger research project funded by UN Women. I thank Govind Kelkar for her encouragement and comments. I have benefited immensely from the feedback offered by D Narasimha Reddy....

I gratefully acknowledge the financial support from Indian Council of Social Science Research for this project. I would like to thank the National Domestic Workers Movement and Sister Lissy in....

The authors would like to thank all members of Sama – Preeti, Anjali, Deepa, Susheela, Ishita, Beenu and Bhawna – for their support. O ver the past few years, India has seen an explosion of fertility....

M entioning “women” (or gender) in a professional irrigation context is much less of an anomaly than it used to be some 15 to 20 years ago. Numerous texts have been published about gender and water....

april 30, 2011 vol xlvi no 18 T he papers in this issue of the Review of Women’s Studies examine the relationship of women to water, setting it in the institutional environment of g ender relations....

Kathleen O’Reilly (koreilly@geos.tamu.edu) is with the Department of Geography, Texas A&M University, the United States. F or decades now, the Union Government of India, state governments and non....

The primary research for this paper was supported by two British DFID Knowledge and Research projects. R ecent concerns about the loss of a historic focus on equity in India’s drinking water policy....

This paper is based on a study entitled “Water Rights as Women’s Rights: Assessing the Scope for Women’s Empowerment through Decentralised Water Governance in Maharashtra and Gujarat”. I acknowledge....

october 30, 2010 vol xlv no 44 he ministry of home affairs, Government of India had put up the proposed Criminal Law Amendment Bill, 2010 on its web site in March and invited suggestions from w omen’s....

I am grateful to the organisers and participants of the Feminist Methodology panel at the XIIth National Conference of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies for their comments on an earlier draft....

This paper is based on a study of the Mathangi/Sakti tradition in Andhra Pradesh and is part of a forthcoming book titled In Pursuit of the Virgin Whore. I am indebted to many colleagues and friends....

Revised version of a lecture delivered at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, 21 July 2010. october 30, 2010 vol xlv no 44 (It is now fashionable to use “gender” to mean “women”....

This paper was conceptualised while working on the UNRISD study “Social and Political Economy of Care in India”, with Rajni Palriwala. The data used in the paper were calculated for the research....