Essays about: "role of women in panchayati raj"

Found 2 essays containing the words role of women in panchayati raj.

  1. 1. 'THE TWO-SIDED FAMILY' : THE IMPACT OF THE FAMILY AND EVERYDAY LIFE ON WOMEN?S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN RURAL KARNATAKA

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Louise Nolle; [2007]
    Keywords : women; India; political participation; the family; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study has been to explore the impact of everyday life and the family on women's political participation in India. This has been done by analysing the political life stories of nine women who have all been elected to the local governance system, Panchayati Raj, in the South Indian state of Karnataka. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women in the Panchayats - A study of gender structures and the impact of the 73rd Amendment to the Indian Constitution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Redlund; [2005]
    Keywords : Reservation; Quotas; India; Gender; Empowerment; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 1993 the 73rd Amendment to the Indian Constitution came into force, affecting the Indian rural governing bodies, the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs). The Amendment, at focal point for this thesis, provides a 33% reservation for women as members and as chairperson in the PRI's three-tier system. READ MORE