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Gender and citizenship at the grassroots: assessing the effect of NGO initiatives in social mobilsation and political empowerment in Kenya ad Bangladesh

This study assesses the extent to which social mobilisation and political empowerment initiatives led by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have influenced gender dynamics in Kenya and Bangladesh. It focuses on the role of agency in the construction of citizenship: micro-level day-to-day expressions of citizenship and related gender dynamics, and the influence of NGO-led social mobilisation and political empowerment initiatives in cultivating agency.