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African Sisters for Information Knowledge & Empowerment By African Women
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International African cookbook, featuring recipes from various African countries. The recipes are a collection of personal short stories from the ladies of African Sisters for Information Knowledge... More > and Empowerment (ASIKE).< Less
Education and Empowerment of Women in India By Dr. Vidyadhar S. Naganahalli
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Status of women refers to the role of the women in the society. Women in India have always been topics of concern. The family and society at large consider women as second class citizens. Though... More > there is growing respect, worship and devotion on female goddesses such as Durga, Saraswati, Parvati and Kali, there is no respect for women. There are some kingdoms in ancient India, which had customs such as `nagarvadhu` i.e. the bride of the city.< Less
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The photographic book is based on the women of West Bengal,India and their health issue.I believe that women empowerment is impossible without emphasing their health.Every picture of this book tell a... More > story how the condition of women in our country.< Less
“Women Empowerment and Modernity” By Dr. Ravi S. Dalawai
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We are witnessing the simultaneous growth of two forces one of Globalization, the other localization, one driven by global corporations and the other driven by local communities and grass roots... More > movements. One moving power upwards, the other moving it downwards.< Less
A Study on Women Empowerment By Dr. V. Shanmugam
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People of similar characteristics in terms of poverty, low income, unemployment, underemployment, living in remote areas, affected by health problems, work collectively towards development come under... More > the concept of self help group. NABARD (1997) defines SHGs as “small, economically homogenous affinity groups of rural poor, voluntarily formed to save and mutually contribute to a common fund to be lent to its members as per the group member’ decision”. Most SHGs in India have 10 to 20 members, who can be either only men, or only women, or only youth, or a mix of these.< Less
Iraq, Women’s Empowerment, And Public Policy By Strategic Studies Institute & Sherifa D. Zuhur
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The role and experience of women is not always considered in wartime or during stabilization and reconstruction operations. In Iraq, where an entirely new political order can only flourish with the... More > spirit of democratization, it is essential to consider women’s needs and the obstacles they now face. In this monograph, Dr. Sherifa Zuhur examines some of the difficulties that attend policy formulation on women in the Iraqi context. Iraqi women have identified the security situation and basic services as their top priorities. Beyond these, the issues and contours of family law are explained, as the future of family law in emerging Iraq is as yet undetermined. Along with an increased political presence, legal reforms together with educational and employment opportunities have been the planks of women’s changing status throughout the Middle East. How these are resolved will speak to the success of policy concerning women in Iraq.< Less
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The book, “Take Off: The Blossoms of Women Empowerment” plays an important role in the area of focusing on empowerment, upliftment, enrichment and why not entrepreneurial enterprise owned... More > by blossoming women of today. The empowerment of women is essential to development of nation and particularly for the reduction of poverty in real terms. Today women empowerment takes place in all levels through SHGs, entrepreneurship, business enterprise, inclusion of Information Technology, globalised scenario and informal sectors. The blossoms of women empowerment reached frontiers of political, economic, social and total personality of an individual. This book comprises achievement and participation of women from all walks of life. This book reiterates the famous saying of Kofi Annan “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women”. This book enhances the readers to realise the inherent potentials of women belonging to different sectors.< Less
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Development of the society has always been a priority for any Economy. The Major section of the Economy is represented by the People of the Nation.
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The general meaning of the term ‘empowerment’ is giving to individuals of power to take decisions in matters relating to themselves in relation to self-development1. Garden feels,... More > ‘the individual is an effect of power, and at the same time, repressively to the extent to which it is that effect, it is the element of its articulation. The individual with power has constituted, is at the same time its vehicle’2. According to Chandra Shanti Kohli (1997) empowerment in its simplest form means, the manifestation of redistribution of power that challenges patriarchal ideology and the male dominance.< Less
Whither Women: A Shift from Endowment to Empowerment By Dr. Smita Nayak
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About the Book This edited volume is concerned with issues pertaining to gender inequality and women empowerment. One of the most urgent challenges now facing human kind is to halt and reverse the... More > growing deterioration in the gender relations that has augmented social disharmony and imbalances. Every country, large and small irrespective of its richness and culture is confronted with this basic human question of gender equality and gender justice. With the emergence of globalization, with free market economy, gender issues effecting status of women and their empowerment question has taken a changed dimension attracting research concern and scholarly attention. Since many issues and current developments concerning status of women are now in the history of gender relations, more research is needed to unfold the myth and reality.< Less