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Title: The negative effects of cultural habits on women's economic participation in development in Isinya town in Kenya
Authors: Andrew, Mwaniki Ngigi
Keywords: Negative effects
Cultural habits
Women's economic participation
Isinya town, Kenya
Issue Date: Jul-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Abstract: The study set out to establish the negative effects of cultural habits on women’s economic participation in development. The study was conducted at Isinya town in Kenya. The study followed the objectives of the study. A cross sectional study design was used. Data was collected from 100 respondents who were systematically selected. Data was collected using a self administered questionnaires and analyzed using SPSS to get descriptive statistics. The findings revealed that there was no equality between the men and women in Isinya over the access and control of the economic resources a factor that hindered development in the area. It was therefore recommended that women should light for their rights especially those concerning with owning. accessing and controlling of the economic resources. This can be done through several institutions including FIDA which fights for women's rights. This ma> lead the women to acquire some resources like land. building a factor that may boost on their economic development.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the faculty of social sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Bachelor of Development Studies of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies

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