In June 1991 fifteen peasant women and two male animators from among the rural cultural action groups Garīb Dongarī Sanghatnä (GDS) of the Village Community Development Association (VCDA) in Pune district set up a study group on the issue of deserted women under my direction. The participants were all social animators actually involved in helping out deserted women, personally, at home in their own families or at their in-laws’, and of course in court. This problem, in magnitude and seriousness, goes beyond the personal and family dimensions of each case considered. Being of a collective nature, it had to be studied as a global socio-cultural fact. The VCDA decided to constitute a specific research action study group for ...
Street Theatre in Maharashtra
Street theatre in Maharashtra