UCSB, October 1, 2004
fftsp@uaf.edu


 

Women's Livelihoods and Gender Relations in Ghana: An Introduction
Dzodzi Tsikata, a Research Fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research at the University of Ghana, offers an introduction to women in Ghana focusing on how gender relations within households and in the society at large have been implicated in their work, their contributions to the Ghanaian economy, and in their livelihood outcomes. Her presentation will discuss women's productive and reproductive activities and their access to resources such as capital, labor and land in rural and urban areas, including formal and informal economies. This lecture will provide an historical context to the contrivution of economic liberalization and social policies.

 

Readings

Tsikata Intro

Tsikata Chapter Five




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