Changing the Stream
A Backgrounder on the Women's Movement in India
by Shubha Chacko
Price: Rs. 190/-  US $12 outside India  Pages: 163  Paperback  Print 2001
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This publication outlines the nature and constituents of the Movement, as also its engagement with the State, with various institutions and its bid to influence and rewrite agendas. It captures the various strands that make up the women's movement and proceeds to look at where we are now before finally setting out some of the challenges facing us.


Table of Contents

I   Contextualising The Struggle

II  Our Movement, Ourselves

III Tracing the Path of the Struggle

IV  Violence Against Women, Women Against Violence

V   The Wrong Arm of the Law?

VI  The Body Politic: Women's Health

VII  Other Engagements

VIII The Politics of Identity

IX   Women and the State

X     Women, Development and the state

XI    Women and Environment

XII   The Future: Looking forward


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