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PART - I
WOMEN'S STATUS
1. Impact of Women in Governance in BIMSTEC            3
-Changes and Dynamics in the Political Policy
B. Rarna Kumari and A. Rajani
2. Violence Against Women - A Study in Khammam        14
District of A.P.
S. Radhakrishna and K. Madhava Rao
3. Role of Women: A Study of Rural Women               27
Headed Households
G. Saryanarayana, M.Reddi Ramu and K. Krishna Reddy
4. The Status of Dalit Women in Rural Areas in the    38
Post-Independent India
M. Erragattu Swamy and M. Ashok Kumar
5. Practical Utility of Gender Study                  47
N.M. Das and S. Vidya Sagar
6. Status of Tribal Women: Some Issues & Concerns      54
P Sammulal, A. Hari Prasad and P Ramlal
7. Muslim Women in India-Problems and Prospects        61
N. TK. Naik, S. Mansoor Rahman and H. Akther Banu
8. Agrarian Distress, Farmers' Suicides and Gender    69
Vulnerability
E. Revathi and Burra Ramulu
PART - II
WOMEN'S EDUCATION
9. Women's Education as an Unfinished Agenda          99
-India's Experience
T Jyothi Rani and K. Katyayani
10. Women vis-a-vis Higher Education: An Analytical Note  113
C. Sivaramakrishna Rao, N. Linga Murthy
and K. Mohan Reddy
11. Education of Girls in India                      123
M. Rukmini, C. VNaidu and S. Rathna Kumari
12. Gender Disparities in Education and Employment   133
S. Vidya Sagar and K. Manuja Devi
13. Analysis of Gender Inequalities in Literacy Rate  145
- A Study in A.P.
Gulam Rabbani and Kunati Raji Reddy
14. Girls' Education iii India-A Development Imperative  155
. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
15. Promoting Gender Equality through Education      175
in the Indian Context
Mohamed Khaiser Ahmed
16. Adolescents and Family Life Education            186
-A Study of College Girls
VSreedevi and D. Usha Rani
17. Gender Inequality in Literacy Rates and          196
Education in India
D. Pulla Rao
PART - III
WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT
18. Gender-wise Labour Absorption in Agriculture     213
-An Empirical Analysis
G. Mallikarjun, Mohd. IqbalAli and TPapi Reddy
19. Empowerment of Women Through Employment          222
-A Review
K. Padma Latha
20. Gender Disparities in Workforce Participation Rates  229
-A Study in Andhra Pradesh
Gulam Rabbani & M. Ramesh Reddy
21. Impact of the SHGs on Livelihoods, Income        238
and Household Assets: A Study in Karnataka
G. Sreedhar
22. Gender EqualityThrough Women Entrepreneurship    251
-A Research Perspective
Sita Vanka & N. Linga Murthy
23. Gender Discrimination in Agricultural Wages:     260
A Case Study in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh
I. Narendra Kumar, VK. Reddy & G. Chandrasekar Rao
24. Gender Inequalities among Marginal Farmer and    271
Agricultural Labourer Households-A Study of Two
Villages in Khammam District
A. Venkateswarlu and Y Venkateswara Rao
25. Gender Issue in Watershed Programmes-A Study     279
K. Ramanuja Rao & Manduva Narasimha Rao
26. Working Women in the Organised Industrial Sector  293
C. Swarajyalakshmi
27. Role of Micro Finance & Changing Socio-Economic  303
Conditions of Women
K. Harathi
PART - IV
WOMEN'S HEALTH
28. Prevalence of Chronic Energy Deficiency and      323
Obesity among Rural Women-An Analysis of
Nutrient intakes in Relation to Plane of Nutrition
D.L. Kusuma and B. Babitha
29. Menarche and Related Problems-A Comparative      344
Study of Inter and Degree Students
D. Usha Rani and V Sreedevi
30. Nutritional Status and Dietary Profile of Married  357
Pregnant Adolescent Girls and Young Women
Baby Depur and G. Nagamani
31. Mainstreaming Gender in Health, Nutrition &     364
Population Stabilization
Padma
PART -V
GENDER EQUALITY
32. Empowerment of Women and Moving Towards         371
Equality-Some Conceptual Issues
C. Sivaramakrishna Rao, N. Linga Murthy
and K. Mohan Reddy
33. Gender Equality: New Opportunities for          379
Moving Ahead
B. Ratna Kumari, Tara Kumari and A. Rajani
34. Discrimination Against Girl Child: A Study of   390
Two Villages in Guntur District
D. Srilatha and B. Sambasiva Rao
35. Declining Child Sex Ratio in Andhra Pradesh:    398
Causes and Consequences
A. Rajani
36. Gender Related Development Index and Gender     415
Empowerment Measure in India and ASEAN Region
-A Comparative Study
P. Tara Kumari and P Vijaya Prakash
37. Progress of Gender Equality-A Study             426
of the Saarc Region
P Leela
38. Gender Discrimination in Domestic Sphere        434
and Place of Work-A Study
M. Pushpa Latha and B. Sudhakar
39. Gender Equality Through Empowerment of          441
Women in India
S. Vijaya Kumar
40. Gender Discrimination in India                  451
K. Narasimhulu
41. Gender Inequality: In Retrospect and Prospect    464
VVReddy and G. Bhaskar
42. Women and Law: Towards Gender Justice            476
Vijaya Chandra Tenneti and TYadagiri Rao
43. Gender Dimensions among Adivasis of Eastern Ghats  481
(Sharing the experience of Jana Chetana, an NGO)
M. Sankara Reddi, M. Chandrayya &M. Sundara Rao
44. Women Empowerment-A Socio-legal Approach         499
IK Sudhakar and M. Ravinder



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