Women in rural areas have a long working day: they get up very early, carry huge containers of water or bundles of wood on their heads, clean the houses, engage in fieldwork or other hard jobs and care also about the family and houses. This kind of life and work does not leave much time to relax. But some of them have an important meeting point: they are organized in women self help groups.
Women self help groups drive change
Mostly, these women self help groups are supported by local NGOs although it is the women themselves to push these meetings. They are important change drivers in modern India: Community thinking and group spirit, reciprocal support, and an independent internal micro-financing system are elements that encourage women…
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