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STRATEGY ADOPTED BY THE NGOs FOR EMPOWERMENT OF THE WOMEN

Article Id: ARCC739 | Page : 311 - 313
Citation :- STRATEGY ADOPTED BY THE NGOs FOR EMPOWERMENT OF THE WOMEN.Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2012.(31):311 - 313
Renu Kumari* and Siya Ram Singh renurai44@yahoo.co.in
Address : College of Home Science, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur-848 125, India

Abstract

Several NGOs are active in Bhagalpur district of Bihar for the cause of empowerment of women. The strategy adopted by these NGOs to achieve their objective was investigated. The data were collected from the personnel of 10 purposively selected NGOs with the help of a structured interview schedule. The findings revealed that although the personnel had rich experience about the localities, an operational area for taking up the work was generally decided on the basis of the results of the survey (80%) conducted for the purpose and the beneficiaries were selected mostly after an interview (70%). Similarly programmes were decided on the basis of assessment of need and interest of the women folk. The voluntary organizations worked with the women by forming their Self Help Groups. The 80% of NGOs adopted participatory approaches to empower the women. Motivation was the main approach of the NGOs to enlist and involve the women to participate in the programmes.

Keywords

NGOS Women empowerment.

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