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Introduction: Women, Political Struggles and Activism — Exploring the Lives of Women in South Asia Margaret Alston

Margaret Alston

Chapter 1 in Women, Political Struggles and Gender Equality in South Asia, 2014, pp 1-16 from Palgrave Macmillan

Abstract: Abstract On 16th of December 2012, in the late evening of a balmy Delhi night, a young physiotherapy student boarded a bus with her male companion after an evening out at the movies. She had her whole life and a long professional career ahead of her — a career made possible by the efforts of her family, who had sold their rural farm land to move to the city to enable her to pursue her education.

Keywords: Gender Equality; Trade Route; South Asian Country; Political Struggle; Child Marriage (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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DOI: 10.1057/9781137390578_1

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