Cash in women's hands: experience from case studies in two unconditional cash transfer pilots in India

Dipjyoti Konwar Dipjyoti Konwar
2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Women of BPL households from urban settlements in Delhi slums and from rural villages of Indore district, M.P were structurally interviewed and their opinion and feelings were recorded in light of their experience of using cash transfer money for a whole year. The main findings of the interactions were any small amount of cash in women's hand creates sense of empowerment and security within and outside their families. The intervention encounters various dynamics of occurrence which indicates a
more » ... which indicates a positive outcome of the experiments. Cash has huge potential to bring in desired changes particularly for women issues that have been aspired for century long. The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect official views of the mentioned organizations in the paper.
doi:10.9790/0837-1043639 fatcat:at2mqd2fr5fo7ih6vdbnm3iwhm