Publisher description for Grass-roots NGOs by women for women : the driving force of development in India / Femida Handy ... [et al.].


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Based on empirical evidence from first-hand interactions with 20 Indian women founders of NGOs, this book presents a theoretical understanding of the role and impact of NGOs in women's development. It looks at what motivates and facilitates female entrepreneurship in NGOs, the structures that evolve based on their feminist ideologies, the services they provide and the social impact of these NGOs in promoting the empowerment of women.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women in development -- India.
Women in community organization -- India.
Non-governmental organizations -- India.
Women -- India -- Societies and clubs.
Entrepreneurship -- India.