Gender and Citizenship
Huq, Shireen P.
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Summaries This article explores the values and limitations of a rights?based approach to development focusing in particular on its potential for extending notions of citizenship to include women. It discusses the function of international conventions as a mechanism through which citizens can hold their governments accountable. The article then examines the work of a women' s activist organisation in Bangladesh, Naripokkho, and explores how it has mobilised around the conventions ratified by the government to advance the rights and citizenship of women.
CitationHuq, S., P. (2000) Gender and Citizenship . IDS Bulletin 31(4): 74-82
Is part of seriesIDS Bulletin Vol. 31 Nos. 4
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- Volume 31. Issue 4