Daughters of the Earth: Women and Land in Uttar Pradesh
This Study Adopts A Two-Pronged Approach Using Historical And Participatory Methods To Analyse The Processes By Which Women Have Been Denied Land For Ages. The Concerns Of The Naugarh (A Remote Forest Region Of Chanduli District Near Varanasi) Women Expressed During A Workshop Form The Crux Of The Study.
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