In Search of Answers: Indian Womens Voices from Manushi by Madhu Kishwar
Manushi, Indias leading journal on womens issues and human rights, is respected internationally for its scholarly investigation of socio-economic issues and its committed activism. This book offers a selection of the most incisive records - analysis as well as testimony - to have appeared in the journal in the first five years. Vividly portrayed are the living and working conditions and the day-to-day struggles of millions of ordinary women. The articles explore why, even four decades after Independence, women remain oppressed, and need to toil endlessly for basic necessities - food, fuel and water.