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We Were in Fire, Now We are In Water: Microcredit and Gender Relations in Rural Bangladesh
by Gdvind Kelkar, Dev Nathan, Rownok Jahan in 2004
World Region: South Asia
This document highlights the impact of microcredit lending activities on gender relations and women agency. It provides some examples from the field to corroborate the effectiveness of microcredit lending. It also talks about interaction, mobility, dignity, and self esteem of women. It concludes by discussing the change in men's roles and attitude due to involvement of women in these activities.