ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Review of Women's Studies

Review of Women's Studies
While domestic workers are covered by the legislative framework in many countries, in India they stand excluded from national legislations that deal with minimum wages, dispute settlement, conditions...
This paper reflects on the engagement of a resource group for women and health with policy advocacy to regulate the assisted reproductive technology industry in India, including conducting a feminist...
The belief in the credit-based collective model has failed to explore the impact of microcredit beyond its immediate project environment and how resources are politically invested by the groups in a...
While conventional indicators in Kerala that measure the status of women such as literacy, life expectancy, sex ratio, average age of marriage, infant mortality, and maternal mortality are mostly...
Beginning with colonial times and continuing to the present, irrigation has been an important site for the construction of gendered power and hegemonic masculinities. The strong connection between...
While women's participation is considered a key element of the sustainability plan of the drinking water supply system, some villagers in Rajasthan do not count women in the households while paying...
Recent analyses indicate a historic loss of equity in the shift in India's drinking water policy from a welfarebased, free supply mode to a market-oriented demandled approach. However, a complex...
Based on a study of water rights and women's rights in decentralised water governance in Maharashtra and Gujarat, this paper argues that decentralisation will fail to meet its desired objectives...
Literature on caste and gender oppression has developed sophisticated methods and theories but there is little effort to explore the interconnections of varied feminine experiences. The silence by...
At times the reports of the Law Commission are much more progressive than those that eventually go into amendments. On the other hand, a feminist perspective suggests that they reinforce colonial and...
The "feminist" or "feminism" is now replaced by the neutral sounding "gender relations". In some ways this limits the domain because it is not just about relations or roles, it is also about identity...
The conflicts within feminism have been largely dominated by issues of power and inequality between feminisms, particularly those that organise in transnational spaces. Movements such as third world...
Feminist economists have been working on making visible the contribution of women to the economy. Time use surveys which were originally designed to capture women's contribution in unpaid productive...
Through medical college and later, the author, a gynaecologist and obstetrician, found that the human body is essentialised and reduced to the anatomy and physiological processes leading in an...

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