Description - Women in India by Rameshwari Pandya
Gender equality is a constituent as well as an instrument of development. Gender equality is an instrument of development because without it national goals of development will be difficult to achieve as, for example, poverty alleviation, population planning, family welfare and environmental sustainability. The present book contains 20 theoretical and research contributions related to women issues. The book has addressed various aspects of women's welfare in India like health, economic status, education, governance and political participation. It presents a comprehensive and systematic account of issues, activities, programmes, projects and experiences from different parts of India.
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New Century Publications
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Author Biography - Rameshwari Pandya
Professor Rameshwari Pandya is Chairperson of Child Rights Commission, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar. A recipient of Shrimati Leelaben Shah Gold Medal, she is currently Head of the Department of Extension and Communication, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao (M.S.) University of Baroda, Vadodara. She obtained her B.Sc. and B.Ed. degrees from Lady Irwin College, New Delhi and M.Sc., M.Ed. and Ph.D. degrees in Home Science from The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. Professor Pandya is also member of various committees constituted by the Government of Gujarat and the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. She has published more than 28 books and 200 research papers on a variety of subjects in peer-reviewed journals/technical reports. She has actively participated in various seminars, conferences and workshops organized at national and international levels. She has travelled to US, UK, Canada, China, Dubai and Singapore for professional enrichment and interaction. Her areas of specialization include non-formal education and empowerment of women and children.