Citizenship learning, participatory democracy and micro-financing : the case of Grameen bank’s peer-lending system in Bangladesh

Abstract: This paper is about how Grameen Bank (GB) women borrowers engage in participatory democracy through discussion at weekly centre meetings. Although GB has no direct formal citizenship education program, these activities generate poor women’s leadership development opportunities in the community.

Author(s): Rouf, Kazi Abdur

Source(s): , Journal of global citizenship & equity education (JGCEE); Vol. 1, No. 1 p. 24-26 Journal of global citizenship & equity education (JGCEE) Vol. 1, No. 1

Published: 2011 Centennial college], [Toronto (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1927-2669

Link: http://journals.sfu.ca/jgcee/index.php/jgcee/rt/printerFriendly/15/19

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