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Women"s emancipation movement in India

Kanaka MukhaМ„rji

Women"s emancipation movement in India

a Marxist view

by Kanaka MukhaМ„rji

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Published by National Book Centre in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Feminism -- India -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-112).

      StatementKanak Mukherjee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1743 .M295 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1681923M
      LC Control Number91903104

        International Commitments of India as to Women Empowerment India is a part to various International conventions and treaties which are committed to secure equal rights of women. One of the most important among them is the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), ratified by India in I have written a lengthier review of this work elsewhere. But I did want to say to potential readers that the Peggy Antrobus book is a brief and welcome introduction to the global women's movement, that as such it fills a long-felt-want, and that it is to be recommended to those new to, unfamiliar with, or who feel they should be allied with, the women's by:

      “Women’s movement” is a term widely used by journalists, activists, politicians, scholars, and citizens alike; most people have a general idea of the concept’s meaning. Kanak Mukherjee’s book Women’s Emancipation Movement in India ends with a quotation from Lenin. It is in fact a good argument that Lenin makes, since he talks about the communist women’s movement as a mass movement, not only of the proletariat, but of all the exploited and oppressed. (Mukherjee, ).

      Survival and Emancipation: Notes from Indian Women's Struggles PA [Karat, Brinda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Survival and Emancipation: Notes Cited by: 7. the movement. It was due to women like Annie Besant that organised movement for the emancipation of women took place and the demand for political rights for women came to be firmly established on the political agenda. The important achievement of the women’s movement in .


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