This publication provides findings from the recent evaluation of the “Dalit Women’s Livelihood Accountability Initiative” supported by the UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality and illustrates how the programme contributed to changing the lives of marginalised Dalit women in Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in India.
As a result of this programme thousands of Dalit women are more socially, economically and politically empowered and are now benefiting from the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. The report also details the strategies used and outlines the lessons learned and recommendations that can support similar initiatives to hold governments to account for their commitments to gender equality around the world.
PDF version: English
Publication Year: 2012
Number of Pages: 83