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“ICT FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT” By Dr.MOHANKUMR C. KAIMAL
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Rural Development is a strategy to enable a specific group of people, poor rural women and men, to gain for themselves and their children more of what they want and need. Worldwide there is a growing... More > emphasis on development of rural economy of the countries. Any improvement, in the social or economic status of rural areas would not just directly benefit rural poor but would also bring down the migration-pressures on cities and contribute by positive ripple effect in global stride towards development.< Less
“ICT FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT” By Dr. MOHANKUMR C. KAIMAL
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Rural Development is a strategy to enable a specific group of people, poor rural women and men, to gain for themselves and their children more of what they want and need. Worldwide there is a growing... More > emphasis on development of rural economy of the countries. Any improvement, in the social or economic status of rural areas would not just directly benefit rural poor but would also bring down the migration-pressures on cities and contribute by positive ripple effect in global stride towards development. The process of development in a country is to be aided by its governance. The goal of governance “should be to develop capacities that are needed to realize development that gives priority to the poor, and creates needed opportunities for employment and other livelihoods. Increased number of poor, hungry or marginalized people in a country represents decrease in its quality of governance.< Less
The Rural Widow's Survival, Independence and Empowerment By Kelly NGYAH
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Reflecting global development and gender equality needs for women’s empowerment at all levels, customary practices in localities still remain a major hurdle. Meanwhile public authorities stay... More > adamant to effect significant changes in the domain especially with respect to women who lost their husbands, time is evolved enough for these victimized widows to emancipate and rise to defend their rights for both socioeconomic and political empowerment within their community setups. To address the poor and degradable nature of the rural widow’s status facing barbaric widowhood rites practices, this practical manual explains the what, who, why, where and when measures for the community widow towards ascertaining a self-sustaining and rights-based community support opportunities for her empowerment. It also targets effective structural changes upon widows’ traditional personalities through widowhood advocacy group activities and networks to ensure accountability measures on perpetrators< Less
Women of Weikert By Emilie Freer Jansma
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A compilation of information on women residing at Weikert, Union County, Pennsylvania, since the days of the settlers.
Empowering Women By Abeer Ibrahim
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Models from the Women's Economic Empowerment Projects in Egypt
Resilient Women By Huairou Commission
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Resilient Women: Integrating Community Resilience Priorities in the Post-2015 Agenda is an action research publication of the Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience in Latin America and the... More > Caribbean. The Community Practitioners Platform for Resilience (CPP) is an organizing and networking mechanism for community-based groups, grassroots women-led groups in particular, to reduce their vulnerability to disaster and climate risks in rural and urban areas. Aimed at building community-to-community support for advancing local development, CPP strategies include fostering exchanges of risk reduction and resilience building practices and establishing multi-community action plans that can be advanced with public officials and/or other stakeholders such as NGOs, donors, and research institutions. This action research spotlights the realities, actions, and gains of CPP’s Latin American and Caribbean member organizations. from Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.< Less
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review - Summer Solstice 2009 By BellaOnline The Voice of Women
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Summer's gentle breezes encourage us to slow down, look around, and drink in the beauty of nature. The smallest grasshopper can offer a warm chuckle. Dragonflies balance on thin branches. Roses and... More > marigolds are life's living jewels. Intermingled with these images are visions of a different dimension. One poem puzzles at the mystery of autism. Another immerses us in a summer thunderstorm. The stories accompany us on journeys - to a subterranean memorial in France, to an ancient church in Malta, to a quiet farm in rural India. Become immersed in an account of attending Obama's inauguration in Washington DC. Then nestle in for more personal stories - the helpless sadness as a father's life fades, the nervous pride as a mother watches her child stretch his wings and fly. End with the warm embrace of immense inspiration via singer Mary Travers, member of Peter, Paul and Mary. Mary touches millions with her social activism. Her final words in the interview: "Be kind to your neighbor."< Less
Mused - the BellaOnline Literary Review - Winter Solstice 2009 By BellaOnline The Voice of Women
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Winter solstice. For one day we have the shortest amount of light, the most darkness. Then, slowly, resolutely, the sun returns. Mused Winter Solstice 2009 captures the hush as our world prepares... More > for a fresh start. Poetry begins the journey. In Winter Moments we glimpse perfection in a snowy day. Adieu poignantly paints the leaving of a cherished home. For fiction which reflects reality, Blackberry Winter muffles us with "three strikes" in rural Georgia - "a girl, colored, and ugly". Our real life stories are even more compelling. Epileptic Journey traces a family's struggle with seizures. Asylum peeks behind the bars of a psychiatric ward. The artwork of Mused illuminates. Path to Nowhere reveals a New York forest, Gloomy Day a Newfoundland harbor, Rutland State Park a Massachusetts lake. Nancy Dietrich reveals how writing was a life-saving escape from an abusive marriage. As she documented her life stories, "I finally started to gain some distance from each episode. And only then could I start to heal."< Less
A Dream of Fair Women By Donald Measham
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The book stems from John Ruskin's experience of the years 1877 and 1878. It has been read with interest and enjoyment by a notable Ruskin scholar, a successor of his as Master of the Guild of St... More > George. It is a novel — in which everything that is said to have been written by the real-life characters is true; and everything that they say, invented – but plausible; based on research when the characters are real, on informed imagination when they're fictitious. Ruskin is shown in artistic circles, with labouring women, with his 'pets', eloquently and eccentrically in the lecture theatre – and grappling naked with the Devil. And all that is true: as is his reaction to messages from the love of his life – the young, strange, and dead Rose La Touche.< Less
Japanese Women in Meiji Period By Farrukh Khan
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Historians agree that the Meiji era in Japanese history presented a succession of large reforms that were to bring about an improvement in Japanese society. Compulsory education for women and a... More > greater tolerance for debate were amongst the positive improvements of the Meiji era that were to enhance freedom and the position of women. However, even the Meiji government could not change the fundamental psyche of the Japanese and a complex interplay of class, poverty, gender inequality and exploitative forces continued to act against rural women from of masses. This brief essay presents a discussion about women in Japan during the Meiji era and it will appear that although the Meiji government did try to improve the situation for women in Japan, it could not alter fundamental influences.< Less