From Symbolism to Empowerment
Posting Date: 4 Dec 03
Author(s): T. M. Thomas Isaac, T.N. Seema and Smitha Gupta
“Women Elected Representatives in Kerala (1995-2000):
From Symbolism to Empowerment,” presented by Dr. Thomas Isaac in the workshop, looks in-depth at the evolution of women’s political participation in local government, in the South Indian state of Kerala. In Kerala, specific measures were taken to devolve power to the local government through the People’s Plan and to introduce gender equity into this process. For an explanation of the People’s Plan process please refer to Dr Thomas Issac’s presentation in the workshop report.
Attached file: SAPW&E Workshop, Isaac