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Paper II for Development Strategies and Women Empowernment


Unit 1:
Development and Empowerment: Meaning and its Historical Development

  • Road to from Margins to Centre of Development
  • Gender Development Index (GDI) and Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
  • CEDAW
  • Women Empowerment Policy 2001

 

Unit 2:
Women and Education

  • Gender Discriminations in Education
  • Women and Their Knowledge Systems
  • Programmes and Strategies for Development of education for Women
  • Changing Gender Perspectives in Education: Case of National Curriculum Framework of NCERT

 

Unit 3:
Political Participation of Women: Representation, Reservation and Decision-Making -Over-view of Women’s Political Participation

  • Panchayati Raj and Women’s Participation
  • Women’s Reservation and Politics of Women’s Issues

 

Unit 4: Women’s Work and Economic Empowerment

  • Dual Responsibilities of Work and Measuring Un-paid Labour by Women
  • Changing Concepts of ‘Work’ for Women
  • Informal industry and Feminisation of Labour
  • Shramshakti Report and its Recommendations
  • Women’s Labour and Legal Measures
  • Women and their Property Rights

 

Unit 5:
Women’s Rights, Institutions and Legal Measures
 

  • UNIFEM, National and State Commission of Women, Family Courts, Beijing Conference, VAW, Feminist Dialogue and World Social Forum
  • Laws Providing Protection from Dowry, Dowry Deaths, Domestic Violence, Cruelty, Child-Marriage, Sati and its glorification, Rape, Sexual Harassment at Work Place, Molestation, and Other Aspects of Violence against Women.
  • Legal Provisions in terms of Marriage and Family

 

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D’Souza, V. 1953. Mother-Right in Transition’. Sociological Bulletin. Vol. 2, No. 2.

Sharma, S. L. 2000. ‘Empowerment without Antagonism: A Case for Reformulation of Women’s Empowerment Approach’. Sociological Bulletin.

Gandhi, N. and N. Shah. 1992. The Issues at Stake: Theory and Practice in the Contemporary Women’s Movement in India. New Delhi: Kali for Women.

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