Male Outmigration and Women's Work and Empowerment in Agriculture : The Case of Nepal and Senegal

Male Outmigration and Women's Work and Empowerment in Agriculture : The Case of Nepal and Senegal

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Washington, D. C.
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World Bank
Date published: 
2018
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The objective of this study is to examine the linkages between migration and women's work and empowerment in agriculture in Nepal and Senegal. In particular, this analysis seeks to understand: (i) how outmigration influences women's work in agriculture; (ii) the consequences of male-dominated migration on gender roles and women's empowerment; and (iii) whether and how outmigration impacts household food security.

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Women in Development and Gender Study

CITATION: . Male Outmigration and Women's Work and Empowerment in Agriculture : The Case of Nepal and Senegal . Washington, D. C. : World Bank , 2018. - Available at: http://library.au.int/male-outmigration-and-womens-work-and-empowerment-agriculture-case-nepal-and-senegal