Fact And Fiction: Examining Microcredit/Microfinance From A Feminist Perspective
By Soma Kishore Parthasarathy. Edited by Natalie Raaber, AWID
Feminist researcher, activist, and practitioner, Soma K. Parthasarathy, shares her experiences, reflections and analysis on microcredit from a critical feminist perspective. This paper provides a definition of microcredit, then situates microcredit both historically and within present debates on development and economics, and discusses its impact on particular groups of women.
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