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Women of North East India: Issues and Challenges

Women of North East India: Issues and Challenges

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Author:Edited by Bhanuprabha Brahma and Tejaswita Duarah
ISBN 13:9789390434138
Binding:Hardbound
Language:English
Year:2021
Subject:North East India/Women Studies

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Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Uncovering the rhetoric of gender equity: the myth of gender parity in northeast India. 3. Non-state actors and regulation of sexuality: critical appraisal of student organisation in Assam. 4. Witch hunting: legacy of violence against women. 5. Discourses on oral tradition of Karbis in the plains of Assam: undefined position of Karbi women. 6. Changing status of women in the society: patterns in literacy and workforce participation in Assam. 7. Identity in the neo-liberal market: tribal women from north east India in Delhi. 8. Costs of marginalised citizenship: a gendered lens. 9. Women s social security schemes during covid-19 in Assam. Index.