Sisters in solidarity: Breaking the bondage of marginalised women in India

Sindhwani, S and Appasamy, L (2017) Sisters in solidarity: Breaking the bondage of marginalised women in India. [Teaching Resource]

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Abstract

The case follows Sisters in Solidarity (SiS), a social enterprise established to emancipate marginalised women in Lucknow, India. SIS was an offshoot of Study Hall Education Foundation (SHEF), a non-profit organisation that promoted feminist pedagogy in the educational establishments under its wings. SHEF also provided high-quality education to underprivileged girls from the slum areas through the Prerna Girls School (PGS). The mothers of PGS students, deprived of economic opportunities due to lack of skills and education, suffered in a vicious cycle of poverty, domestic abuse, and oppression. Observing the positive outcomes that education and employability brought about in the lives of their daughters, these mothers approached SHEF for help.

Affiliation: Indian School of Business
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Sindhwani, SUNSPECIFIED
Item Type: Teaching Resource
Additional Information: The research paper was published by the author with the affiliation of Singapore Management University.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social enterprise, Scalability, Scale up, Growth strategies, Enterprise sustainability, Business expansion, Strategic management
Subjects: Business Strategy
Depositing User: Ilayaraja M
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2019 18:43
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2019 18:43
URI: http://eprints.exchange.isb.edu/id/eprint/1255
Publisher URL: https://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/cases_coll_all/186/
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