Contested Relationships: Womenâ€™s Economic and Social Empowerment, Insights from the Transfer of Material Assets in Bangladesh
AbstractThis article examines the relationship between womenâ€™s economic and social empowerment in the context of extreme poverty. It is based on the findings of primary fieldwork on the char islands of north-west Bangladesh, investigating the processes resulting from the implementation of the Chars Livelihoods Programme (CLP). [UNU-WIDER Working Paper No. 2012/02]. URL:[http://www.wider.unu.edu/publications/working-papers/2012/].
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Womenâ€™s Economic and Social Empowerment; Bangladesh; material assets; extreme poverty; asset transfer; female empowerment; economic entry;
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