Without Women No Development

Selected Case Studies from Asia of Non-Formal Education for Women

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University National Social Service Units: Participation in Rural Development Projects, Nirmal Village (Maharashtra)

A number of programmes were carried out throughout India by the National Social Service (NSS) Units of the different universities for non-formal education in urban and rural areas. One such project was started in 1974 by the students of the SNDT Women's University, the only women's university in India. They adopted a village called Nirmal, the home of one of the students, and worked for the economic and educational uplift of women.


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