Didi of Rural Bihar: Real Agent of Change?

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Tiwari, M. 2010. Didi of Rural Bihar: Real Agent of Change? Economic and Political Weekly. 45 (33).
AuthorsTiwari, M.
Abstract

The Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society, JeeVika, a state-led women’s self-help group, is active since 2007. Based on primary research, this article highlights the potential role of the individual rural woman – the didi – in driving the social and economic shifts necessary for sustainable poverty reduction in rural Bihar.

Keywordspoverty reduction; rural India
JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
Journal citation45 (33)
ISSN0012-9976
Year2010
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CC BY-ND
Web address (URL)http://www.epw.in
http://hdl.handle.net/10552/1021
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PrintAug 2010
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Deposited11 Nov 2010
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Tiwari, M. (2010) ‘Didi of Rural Bihar: Real Agent of Change?’ Economic and Political Weekly 45 (33) August 14 - August 20, 2010.

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