Indian Women Forge Ahead - Case Studies of Women Activists

Indian Women Forge Ahead - Case Studies of Women Activists

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Author: Jessi B Tellis-Nayak
Merlyn Lobo/
Publisher: Indian Social Institute
Year: 1992
Language: English
Pages: 119
ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A


This work consists of ten case studies of women involved in human and economic development - particularly of women and girls.

Each case study traces the growth of the ideology professed by that person and outlines the geographical areas covered, the entry points used, the methods and techniques followed and the impact of the efforts made.

The handling of critical incidents in the work of the women under study is analyzed to highlight their values and approaches to problems. These women also speak out their views on the problems that confront women in India and express ideas for solving them. They also voice to their views on feminism.


Dr Jessie B Tellis-Nayak is the coordinator of the programs of WINA India. She has edited and co-authored several books on women and girls.

Merlyn Labo Brito is a lecturer in English and a budding writer. She is active in the social life of Mangalore.