Narrow down by keywords: Gender and diversity, South East Asia

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Complexities in natural-resource management: irrigation infrastructure in Bihar

All over Gaya District in Bihar, irrespective of a person's caste or economic status, irrigation is the overriding topic of concern on public platforms and in private conversations. In the absence of adequate government action, different kinds of commun ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:47

Why does Community-Based Rehabilitation fail physically disabled women in northern Thailand?

Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) has been adopted in many countries to help disabled people. This article analyses the interplay between CBR and the self-alienation of physically disabled women from their communities. In-depth interviews with 40 wom ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:47

Peer education in sexual and reproductive health programming: a Cambodian case study

This article analyses in detail the impact and effectiveness of peer-education projects implemented in Cambodia under the Reproductive Health Initiative for Asia (RHI), in an attempt to provide important lessons for the design and implementation of such ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:48

Changes in knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes towards gender roles and relations in Bangladesh

This article examines the changing status of villagers’ knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes towards gender roles and gender relations over time. Data were collected from eastern part of Bangladesh through survey and in-depth interviews. Findings ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53

Transformative learning and mind-change in rural Afghanistan

This article presents results of a quantitative/qualitative enquiry into ‘transformative learning’ and ‘mind-change’ dynamics among rural community representatives participating in the Government of Afghanistan’s National S ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:53

Widows in India: Social Neglect and Public Action

Author:  Chen, Martha (ed.) Issue:  Volume 9, N ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-08 09:21

The problem of gender quotas: women's representatives on Timor-Leste's suku councils

This article examines the experiences of women occupying reserved seats on the suku councils of Timor-Leste (each of which represents a number of small villages). The limited political participation of these women is often ascribed to patriarchal id ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2011-06-21 12:24