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Women's activism, overseas funded participatory development, and governance: A case study from China

Jacka, Tamara


Since the 1990s, a number of women's non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have undertaken overseas-funded participatory gender and development projects in rural China. Through their efforts to empower women and increase their community participation, these NGOs and the projects they run are introducing new ideas and practices relating to governance, as well as to gender and development. The aim of this report is to understand the dimensions of the new approaches to rural governance, the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Women's Studies International Forum
DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2009.11.002


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