Women Empowerment

by Seetharaman, Sridhar

ISBN: 9789354613531
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Imprint : Regency Publications
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 5495.00
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Author Profile

Dr Sridhar Seetharaman is currently Advisor (Gender and Rural Development), Arupa Mission Research Foundation, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He retired as Associate Professor, Centre for Women’s Development and Gender Studies at the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad, Telangana. He has done considerable research on Entrepreneurial Development, Quality Management and Gender Justice. As Gender Budget Consultant, he assisted the Government of Nagaland in Engendering their

About The Book

Women empowerment is the process in which women elaborate and recreate what it is that they can do and accomplish in a circumstance that they were previously denied. Empowerment can be defined in several ways, however when talking about women empowerment, empowerment means accepting and allowing people (women) who are outside of the decision making process into it. This puts a strong emphasis on participation in political structures and formal decision making and in the economic sphere, on the

Table of Contents

Preface v List of Contributors ix Abbreviations xi 1. Gender Mainstreaming in India 1 Sridhar Seetharaman 2. Empowerment of Gender Mainstreaming in India: Towards a Gender Equal Society 25 Sathyavani Gandham 3. Empowering Women through Self-Help Groups in India: A Socio-Economic Perspective 43 Vibha Agnihotri & Vinamrata Agnihotri 4. Women, Education and Empowerment 57 Shweta Suri 5. Empowerment of Female Domestic Workers through Education 69 B. Dhana Lakshmi & V.S. Gajavelli 6. E