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Women in Ghanaian development

Marian Fuchs-Carsch

Women in Ghanaian development

an annotated bibliography

by Marian Fuchs-Carsch

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Published by USAID?] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development -- Bibliography,
  • Women -- Ghana -- Bibliography,
  • Ghana -- Economic conditions -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarian Fuchs-Carsch
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 leaves ;
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19365542M

    Ghana has an active Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) sector, with over registered organizations that participate in welfare and development projects in health, education, microfinancing, women's status, family planning, child care, and numerous other areas. At a meeting in April to review women’s progress since Beijing, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) called on its 14 member.

    The Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval West African Ghana Empire. The empire became known in Europe and Arabia as the Ghana Empire after the title of its emperor, the Ghana. The Empire appears to have broken up following the conquest by the Almoravid General Abu-Bakr Ibn-Umar.A reduced kingdom continued to exist after Almoravid rule ended, and the kingdom was later . The Women’s Manifesto for Ghana PREFACE A Political Document The Women’s Manifesto is a political document. It sets out critical issues of concern to women in Ghana and makes demands for addressing them. The Manifesto is a direct result of concern about the insufficient attention given to critical issues affecting women. It is also a result ofFile Size: 4MB.

    Overall status of women in Africa. African women have always been active in agriculture, trade, and other economic pursuits, but a majority of them are in the informal labour force. In , women's shares in African labour forces ranged from 17 per cent, in Mali, to 49 per cent in Mozambique and Tanzania (World Bank, ). Lastly, Ghana is an important focal point for the discussion of economic growth because it continues to outpace other West African nations en route to development. In the , Ghana was the first sub-Saharan African country to win its independence; and in was the first West African nation to outline a public policy that addressed Cited by: 1.


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