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People & Culture

Determining women's destiny

How evaluating an educational program that helps women in India empower themselves could help ensure its future
  • May 16, 2016
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A member of the Mahila Samakhya program outside her home.
A member of the Mahila Samakhya program outside her home in Sangur Panchayat, Karnataka. Women who joined the program are helping India’s Centre for Budget and Policy Studies evaluate its effectiveness. (Photo: Courtesy of the Institute for Financial Management and Research LEAD)
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The Mahila Samakyha program has helped educate and empower women in rural India for nearly 30 years. Niki Wilson explains how an ongoing study of how it does so could lend it even greater credibility. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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