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Title: Women’s Participation in Development Initiatives and Its Impact on Gender Dynamics in Afghanistan - Final Technical Report
Authors: Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
Keywords: WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION IN DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES
GENDER DYNAMICS IN AFGHANISTAN
GENDER ROLES
WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION
EMPOWERMENT
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
AFGHANISTAN
Date: Jul-2012
Abstract: The research specifically explored women’s participation in the National Solidarity Programme’s (NSP) Community Development Councils (CDCs) as well as NGO-initiated groups for microfinance under the Microfinance Investment Support Facility for Afghanistan (MISFA). It examined the effects these forms of women’s participation are having on gender roles and relations within the family and local community. It further explored what has motivated and enabled women to participate in these different programmes and what has limited their participation. The study covers three provinces. A total of 453 participants were covered in the study, including 96 who were also involved in a second-round of interviews...
Description: Annexes included
GENDER
WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION
EMPOWERMENT
DEVELOPMENT
Project Number: 105867
Project Title: Women's Participation in Development Initiatives and its Impact on Gender Dynamics (Afghanistan)
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