We Are Poor But So Many: The Story of Self-Employed Women in India

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Ela Bhatt is widely recognized as one of the world's most remarkable pioneers and entrepreneurial forces in grassroots development. Known as the "gentle revolutionary," she has dedicated her life to improving the lives of India's poorest and most oppressed citizens. In India, where 93 percent of the labor force are self-employed, 94 percent of this sector are women. Yet self-employed women have historically enjoyed few legal protections or worker's rights. In fact, most are illiterate and subject to exploitation and ...

We Are Poor But So Many: The Story of Self-Employed Women in India 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195169843

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