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Ela Bhatt : Uniting Women in India - Jyotsna Sreenivasan

Ela Bhatt

Uniting Women in India

Paperback Published: 1st March 2000
ISBN: 9781558612280
Number Of Pages: 112
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old

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In the midst of India's bustling economy, hundreds of thousands of poor women work in unsafe or unstable conditions for little money. Inspired by the work of Mahatma Ghandhi, Ela Bhatt left behind her privileged upbringing to help those women. The organisation she founded, the Self-Employed Women's Association, functions as a union for 250,000 women, operates a woman's bank, and helps empower women to help themselves. Once a shy, sheltered young woman, Ela grew into a world leader who held on to her vision that everyone deserves respect and the chance to build a better life. Her vision inspired poor women to join together to transform their lives -- and their world.

ISBN: 9781558612280
ISBN-10: 1558612289
Series: Women Changing the World
Audience: General
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st March 2000
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 17.3  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.28