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Not just a tick box: NGOs should look beyond women’s employment and address household power dynamics

Rahman, Tasmiah (2015) Not just a tick box: NGOs should look beyond women’s employment and address household power dynamics. South Asia @ LSE (10 Aug 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Women-centric interventions have been a dominant feature of the global development agenda for more than two decades now. In response, NGO projects in Bangladesh have done a great deal to advance higher education for girls and help women to develop employable skills. However, drawing on personal experience of evaluating NGO projects Tasmiah T. Rahman argues that women’s empowerment and participation in the workforce remains limited by the patriarchal mind-set.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 11:18
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 04:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74953

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