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Women"s lives and women"s struggles in rural Zimbabwe

Donna Pankhurst

Women"s lives and women"s struggles in rural Zimbabwe

by Donna Pankhurst

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Published by University of Leeds, African Studies Unit, Dept. of Politics in Leeds .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in agriculture -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Women -- Zimbabwe.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonna Pankhurst.
      SeriesLeeds southern African studies ;, no. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6073.A292 Z557 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18 p. ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2265557M
      LC Control Number89150217
      OCLC/WorldCa20372822

      Rural women are key agents for achieving the transformational economic, environmental and social changes required for sustainable development. But limited access to credit, health care and education are among the many challenges they face, further aggravated by the .   In , women in Maine were on the cusp of getting the right to vote. It was all anyone could talk about. In the decades since Susan B. Anthony had galvanized women .

      The main purpose of this study was to assess the role of women in reducing absolute poverty in rural Zimbabwe i. To determine the nature and characteristics of women participation in rural development. ii. To compare the production levels between male and female headed households. iii.   The fiction and non-fiction titles in this list echo my own obsession with the history of Zimbabwe, and, most particularly, its social history, a subject in which my novel The Book of .

        In addition to speaking candidly about their own struggles in life and work, women can also share information with one another, introduce one . As Zimbabwe celebrates 29 years of independence, Nyaradzai Mugaragumbo-Gumbonzvanda honours the ordinary women who fought for freedom and life with dignity, and reflects on the meaning of the liberation struggle both for her late mother Mbuya Rozaria Dizha and for Zimbabwean women of different generations.


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