Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1
Authors: Diana Ellis
This article examines the tactic of working with community women to develop "grounding assumptions" about women and their place in the economy, which can be used to develop action strategies suitable to their needs.
Grounding assumptions present a basic analysis of a situation and offer a useful place for discussion to start. They are statements that need not be broken down any further; statements that can begin comfortably with "We believe that…"