Understanding the dynamics of empowerment among rural women in Ethiopia
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Understanding the dynamics of empowerment among rural women in Ethiopia

Local sociocultural norms and an individual’s ability to meet socially constructed roles determine our understanding of the ‘empowerment’ of women and men in rural communities. These were the findings of a study in Ethiopia that tested the suitability of an existing survey-based Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index’s (WEAI) domains and indicators. Continue reading

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Global Conference on Women in Agriculture

Petra Saghir extreme left, an African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) Fellow with the Poverty, Gender and Impact team at ILRI at the conference ((photo credit: ILRI/Jemimah Njuki The First Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA), was held on March 13-15 in New Delhi, India.  Petra Saghir and Jemimah Njuki, both from … Continue reading