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Grassroots lessons: Implementation of pension schemes for single women and the elderly in Jharkhand, India
There is ongoing debate in India on whether Government spending on social security schemes should be cut. Advocates for spending cuts claim that they do not reach their intended people. However there is not much. There is ...
Women, Gender Norms, and Natural Disasters: Examples from South Asia
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2015-10-15)
Women and men are impacted differently by disasters, leading to claims that there exists a "gendered terrain of disasters." South Asia is a region where this confluence of gender and disaster is particularly relevant. Thus, ...
The Impact of Culture and Family: Women's Education and their Role in Development in South Sudan
The WGD discussion series aims to provide an avenue for prominent scholars from inside and outside the university as well as Virginia Tech students to share their research studies and discuss issues of women, gender, and ...