Micro Intiatives, Marco Solutions: Potential of Women's Self Help Groups and Their Federations in Advocating and Advancing Their Own Rights

Author
Ranjan K. Panda
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, City University of New York
Abstract
A UN Report rightly points out, “Women constitute half the worlds' population, perform nearly two-thirds of its work hours, receive one-tenth of the world's income and own less than one-hundredth of the world's property”. Name any sphere of society and women are found playing significant role. No society and its economy have ever flourished without the substantial contributions of its women members. Both in the social and economic division of labour women dominate the show.
Topic
Development, Gender Issues, Human Rights
Political Geography
South Asia