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Business & Economics in South Asia

The Women's Bank of Bangladesh

Describes the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh and the small-business loans it makes to women only. It describes the philosophy, development and function of the bank and follows the activities of women who have taken out loans to fund their cottage industries. The film also examines the attitudes of those who oppose the bank as being contrary to Islamic law and the defense of bank policy by its founder, economics professor Muhammad Yunus. c1997. 47 min. ;

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