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Gender Poverty and Sustainable Livelihood

Siddhartha Sarkar and Isaac Kwaku Acheampong

Published by Arise Pub, New Delhi, 2010
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Contents Preface. Contributors. 1. Gender poverty and disability in Kenya/Tabitha W. Kiriti Nganga and Siddhartha Sarkar. 2. Impact of small firms on poverty alleviation among Muslim women in Nigeria/ Ayinla Saadu Alanamu. 3. Impact of provision of support systems on small scale palm oil processors in central region of Ghana/Isaac Kwaku Acheampong and L.K. Ado Kofie. 4. Improving gender relation in Nigeria a sociological perspective/D. Shade Adekeye. 5. Rural poverty in India a survey of evidence/K. Rajan. 6. Livelihood security for pastoral communities in Himalayan eco systems/Awadhesh K.Singh. 7. Gender inequality and structural reforms/M.S. Gupta. 8. The role of microfinance on women and development in Eritrea/Ravinder Rena. 9. Regional analysis of female household industry workers and levels of socio economic development/M. Mustaquim and Jabir Hasan Khan. 10. Challenges and opportunities to women cotton growers in Zambia/Eunice N.S. Imasiku and Felix Nyoni. 11. Job satisfaction among female teachers of Mysore city/Nahid Sarikhani and S.Yashoda. 12. Microfinance as a tool for poverty reduction in Ghana/Isaac Kwaku Acheampong. 13. Muslim women in political leadership in Hausa society of northern Nigeria/Fatima L. Adamu and John V. Mensah. 14. Women health and productivity/V. Basil Hans. 15. Engendering informal economy a review of related literature/Mavis Serwah Benneh Mensah. 16. Girl child labour in domestic services/Siddhartha Sarkar. Index. Poverty is a multi faceted condition. It has many dimensions among them poor access to public services and infrastructure unsanitary environmental surroundings illiteracy and ignorance poor health insecurity voicelessness and social exclusion as well as low levels of household income and food insecurity. In most countries of the world women represent more than half the population. It is documented that they perform the lowest paid activities and are concentrated in the low end jobs and occupations. The level of inequalities depends among other on the relative growth of each components of the society which is given in particular by the investments in human capital and the fertility. The goal of this project is to make policymakers and the public aware of the socio economic problems facing women in developing countries. 290 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 74810

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Title: Gender Poverty and Sustainable Livelihood

Publisher: Arise Pub, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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