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Assessing poverty alleviation strategies for their impact on poor women

Jayati Ghosh

Assessing poverty alleviation strategies for their impact on poor women

a study with special reference to India

by Jayati Ghosh

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Published by United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Gender, Poverty and Well-Being in Geneva, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor women -- India.,
  • Poor women.,
  • Poverty -- Social aspects -- India.,
  • Poverty -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jayati Ghosh.
    SeriesDP -- 97, Discussion paper (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) -- 97.
    ContributionsUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Development., Sweden. Styrelsen för internationell utveckling., United Nations Development Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC440.P63 G49 1998, HC59.69 .D57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20918483M

      Forests and poverty alleviation. This chapter focuses on the role of forests, particularly natural ones, in poverty alleviation in developing countries. While some attention is given to the potential of planted forests and agroforestry to alleviate poverty, space constraints allow only a passing reference to trees outside NGOs delivered micro-credit service to the poor as part of their poverty alleviation programs (Wolday, ). According to Abebe Tiruneh (), Assefa et al., () and Wolday () indicated that many NGOs were involved in the provision of microfinance services particularly in rural ://

      Results. The existing literature indicates that healthier women and their children contribute to more productive and better-educated societies. This study documents an extensive literature confirming that women’s health is tied to long-term productivity: the development and economic performance of nations depends, in part, upon how each country protects and promotes the health of ://   Microfinance services have emerged as an effective tool for financing micro-entrepreneurs to alleviate poverty. Since the s, development theorists have considered non-governmental microfinance institutions (MFIs) as the leading practitioners of sustainable development through financing micro-entrepreneurial activities. This study evaluates the impact of micro-finance services provided by

      This chapter aims to look at the current status of poverty and existing social policies in Pakistan. Poverty is one of the concerns for the governments of almost all countries including Pakistan. There is a continuous research on the policy measurements by national and international organizations in Pakistan, which demonstrated the decline in ://   Impact of Women Empowered through Community Savings Groups on the Wellbeing of investigation provided extensive insights on poverty alleviation. Consequently, it could inspire a boost in investment, promotion, and improvement of the VSLA approach. organizations such as churches as an indicator of their economic impact in the ?article=&context=ijbpgd.


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Specific poverty alleviation strategies of the Indian government are also assessed in terms of their impact on poor women in particular. These include the public distribution system for foodgrain, which is shown to have a clear gender dimension given socio-cultural patterns of (http.

Assessing Poverty Alleviation Strategies for Their Impact on Poor Women: Study with Special Reference to India Jayati Ghosh Discussion Paper No.

97, October United Nations Research Institute for Social Development The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous Assessing Poverty Alleviation St rategies for Their Impact on Poor Women used and the most restrictive definition of poverty, using only income/expenditure and minimum food requirements as :// Get this from a library.

Assessing poverty alleviation strategies for their impact on poor women: a study with special reference to India. [Jayati Ghosh; United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.] CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): agency that engages in multi-disciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.

Its work is guided by the conviction that, for effective development policies to be formulated, an understanding of the social and political context is ?doi=   Most current poverty alleviation programs focus on savings, credit for microenterprise, and the organizing home-based workers through NGOs.

In combination these programs assist the poor women and men to accumulate assets and expand ties within the community which in turn encourages investments in human capital and creates social :// Poverty alleviation is an essential step in the direction of defending the humanity's dignity and it is the prerequisite for creating development perspectives for the “damned of the earth,” which now number about a billion, when speaking about extreme poverty.

The United Nations through the MDGs gives the tone of international policies   The poverty alleviation programmes in India can be categorized based on whether it is targeted either for rural areas or for urban areas in the country. Most of the programmes are designed to target rural poverty as the prevalence of poverty is high in rural areas.

Also targeting poverty is a great challenge in rural areas due to various geographic and infrastructure :// The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research (TD) is a journal dedicated to promoting the concept of transdisciplinary research. It is aimed at creating knowledge with the collaboration of the formal sectors of the natural and human sciences as base.

Over and above this, the intention is to focus on levels of knowledge that are to be found at grassroots ://   Poverty causes lifelong damage to children’s minds and bodies, turning them into adults who perpetuate the cycle of poverty by transmitting it to their children.

This is why poverty reduction must begin with the protection and realization of the human rights of children. Investments in children are the best guarantee for achieving A focus on poor women as distinct from men in efforts to reduce poverty is justified because women’s paid and unpaid work is crucial for the survival of poor households.

Women are economic actors: They produce and process food for the family; they are the primary caretakers of children, the elderly and the sick; and their income and labor are   UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION The Committee for the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel THE ROYAL SWEDISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES,founded inis an independent organisation whose overall objective is to promote the sciences and strengthen their influence in :// Below are the reviews of NGO’s roles, functions and strategies they used to fight poverty.

NGOs MICROFINANCE ROLE A STRATEGY FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION. Microfinance is another important sector that NGO’s have fully ultilised in reaching out to the poor. Their roles in this sector, has immensely contributed to alleviating poverty among   Gendered structures which in the end account for women’s more reliable payment behaviour compared to men are directly linked to women’s well being (Spivak).

In an Indian government program, poor women were seen as harder working, easier to mobilise, more modest and better credit risks and thus the ideal poverty alleviation    Poverty alleviation strategies.

Although poverty is a multi-dimensional phenomenon, poverty levels are often measured using economic dimensions based on income and consumption [].Amartya Sen’s capability deprivation approach for poverty measurement, on the other hand, defines poverty as not merely a matter of actual income but an inability to acquire certain minimum capabilities [].

A. Methodology for measuring poverty in South Africa 10 B. Poverty and inequality trends 11 C. Profile of the poor 12 D. Challenges of income inequality 12 E. Income mobility, chronic poverty and economic vulnerability 13 F.

Non-income dimension of poverty 14 Part 2: Determinants and causes of poverty and inequality 15   reducing poverty and how it affects the living standard (income, saving etc.) of the poor people in Bangladesh.

So on the light of our research objective; we have developed our research question, which is: What is the impact of Microfinance on living standards, Empowerment and poverty alleviation of the poor people in Bangladesh.

Poverty is big business. Even in the United States, one of the richest countries in the world, the poverty industry is worth about $33 billion a year comprising payday loan centers, pawnshops, credit card companies and microfinance providers who generate business from the poorer segments of the population (Rivlin, ).Among the so-called developing and least developed countries millions of The study indicates that women RNFE participants should get more income support and better health care facilities to maintain their subsistence and to get rid of poverty, while men RNFE   poverty: landlessness, limited access to basic social services, average per capita income of less than $1 a day, and bottom third of a relative poverty ranking.

• Specifically, various studies show: o There is no evidence of an inverse relationship between a client’s level of poverty and their entrepreneurial ability (Garson).

It is a matter of promoting both ecology and equity, proving the point with which we started out – that poverty alleviation and environmental care go hand in hand. 8. Acknowledging rights. Poverty is about a lack of power.

Poverty alleviation should thus also address situations in which some people have few opportunities to exercise their ?topic_id=The Agenda acknowledges that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.

The first Sustainable Development Goal aims to “End poverty in all its forms everywhere”.This is a perfect Book; there is no doubt in it; it is a guidance for the righteous (ChV.3) and attempts to explain the Qur’anic philosophy towards poverty alleviation.

Supremacy of One God. The Qur’an declares the overall sovereignty of the One God: He it is Who ’an-and-poverty-alleviation.