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Nonformal Education for Women in Zimbabwe: Empowerment Strategies and Status Improvement Christine Hausmann

Nonformal Education for Women in Zimbabwe: Empowerment Strategies and Status Improvement

Christine Hausmann

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ISBN : 9780820436166
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172 pages
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The important role Third Worlds women play in actively influencing the development of their respective countries can no longer be doubted. Still, the status quo of especially rural women poses constraints to this task. Historical factors as well asMoreThe important role Third Worlds women play in actively influencing the development of their respective countries can no longer be doubted. Still, the status quo of especially rural women poses constraints to this task. Historical factors as well as problems concerning the reality of development practice in Zimbabwe are therefore thoroughly analysed. Programmes for the improvement of womens status in the nonformal field run by 20 nongovernmental organisations are observed to identify a successful combination of empowering components. The analysis clearly shows that womens nonformal education for empowerment is a complex task which can only succeed if the various interacting factors are addressed with respect to womens actual needs.