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Using literacy for empowering traditional midwives (dais) in Bihar, northern India: Is there a literacy-participant disconnect?

Using literacy for empowering traditional midwives (dais) in Bihar, northern India: Is there a literacy-participant disconnect?

Chopra, Priti (2016) Using literacy for empowering traditional midwives (dais) in Bihar, northern India: Is there a literacy-participant disconnect? In: McCaffery, Juliet and Street, Brian, (eds.) Theory and Practice in Literacy and Development: Papers from the Informal Literacy Discussions 2011 – 2015. British Association for Literacy in Development, Uppingham, pp. 63-73. ISBN 978-0-9542114-6-2

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Abstract

This paper aims to explore the circumstances under which adult education programmes with dais (local community midwives) may be empowering in terms of capacity building, and to understand some of their perceptions on whether literacy learning can create a difference.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Based on Informal Literacy Discussions 22, presented on 19 November 2015.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Maternity mortality; Health care; Family planning; Socio-economic disadvantage
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education & Health
Faculty of Education & Health > Department of Education & Community Studies
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Last Modified: 06 Jun 2017 21:59
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: GREAT b
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/15922

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