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Record ID: SCST/2020/0436
Document Type: Hand Book
Title: Adishakti: Tribal Women Achievers of Odisha
Editor/Author: AB Ota
Keywords: Achievers
Tribal Women
Social Reformers
Trend Setter
Sector: Women Empowerment
University: Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI), Bhubaneswar, 751003
Completed Date: Jun-2020
Abstract: Scheduled Tribes, who constitute a major segment of the society, live mainly in nature's lap, away from modern civilization, with their traditional values, customs, beliefs, and myths and primarily depend on natural resources for their livelihood. The shyness of the tribals, cultural practices, and taboos, cultural resistance to new programmes, remote inaccessible areas are the major bottlenecks in tribal development. Women in tribal society are doubly disadvantaged as they still face multiple types of disabilities, discrimination and injustice due to their distinct identities, gender, and ethnicities. Despite discrimination and limited opportunities many of these women, fighting against all odds, have added glory to the state and nation by demonstrating excellence in various fields. This Coffee Table Book 'ADISHAKTI: Tribal Women Achievers of Odisha' is a modest attempt to explore and compile the journey of few extraordinary tribal women of Odisha to recognize the 'Unsung Heroes' who have risen above the disadvantaged circumstances and have converted their limitations to opportunities. These women have set an unparalleled example by achieving laurels despite several disabilities thereby creating an immeasurable impact in the society and stand as an example for the society, particularly young girls and women to emulate.
Pagination: 74
Tribal Research Institutes: SC/ST Research & Training Institute, Odisha
Record ID: SCST/2020/0436
ISBN No: 978-93-80705-80-4
Appears in Collections:Tribal Affairs

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