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Determinants of empowerment of rural women in Bangladesh

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posted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored by N Islam, Ezaz Ahmed, J Chew, B D'Netto
Empowerment of rural women in developing countries can reduce gender inequality and improve their social status. This paper sought to identify the determinants of empowerment of rural women in Bangladesh. The data for our study were collected from 75 rural women employed in home-based poultry rearing projects in Bangladesh. We conducted factor analysis to identify the determinants of empowerment of rural women. Multiple regression analysis indicated that independent decision making authority and increased involvement in family affairs were significantly associated with the empowerment of rural women. The implications of the findings of this study for improving the quality of life of rural women in Bangladesh are discussed.

History

Volume

4

Issue

2

Start Page

36

End Page

56

Number of Pages

21

eISSN

1838-3726

ISSN

1836-070X

Location

Victoria, Australia

Publisher

Zia World Press, Australia

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

  • Yes

Open Access

  • No

External Author Affiliations

Charles Sturt University; East West University (Dhaka, Bangladesh); TBA Research Institute;

Era Eligible

  • Yes

Journal

World journal of management.

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