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India - Faces - Rural women driving their own change 2

Rural women in their richly coloured saris meeting as members of self-help groups (SHGs).

 

Within their SHGs, these women now access micro-finance loans, hold their own savings and start successful micro- and small-scale businesses.

 

Their newfound confidence and authority shows clearly in their faces and the many questions they ask and how they now drive the change agenda in their villages.

 

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Taken on January 25, 2008