Women, Public Policy and the New World Order

by Devaki Jain / Ref Devaki Jain
This paper is based on a lecture given by Devaki Jain. The lecture comprises five sections: the women’s movement; knowledge; women and work; the new world order; and engaging in public policy: some relections. The lecture was organised by Sangat and Jagori in New Delhi in May 2006. Devaki Jain is a feminist development economist whose life and work have been deeply influenced by Gandhian ideals. A pioneer of the women’s movement in India and globally, she is one of the founders of the Indian Institute of Social science Trust and DAWN (Development Action by Women for a New Era).
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Niharika Gupta
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