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Gendered poverty, migration and livelihood strategies of female porters in Accra, Ghana
In recent years there has been a dominant migration stream from north to south in Ghana of female youths, moving independently of their families, and mainly towards the cities of Accra and Kumasi.Expand
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NGO Accountability and Aid Delivery
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Gender and the environment. Women's time use as a measure of environmental change.
  • M. Awumbila, J. Momsen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Global environmental change : human and policy…
  • 1 September 1995
These case studies pertain to marginal dry land rural areas in developing countries. The evidence suggests that women have shorter rest periods, greater intensity and fragmentation of work, andExpand
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Gender equality and poverty in Ghana: implications for poverty reduction strategies
Poverty trends in Ghana show a decline over the last two decades. However, the period also shows evidence of the intensification of vulnerability and exclusion among some groups, including women.Expand
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ACROSS ARTIFICIAL BORDERS: An assessment of labour migration in the ECOWAS region
agencies are increasingly recognizing the potential of migration in contributing to socioeconomic and human development of migrants and their families. In West Africa, attention at the national levelExpand
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Women Moving Within Borders: Gender and Internal Migration dynamics in Ghana
Internal migration is an inherent part of the processes of development and structural transformation in any region. In Africa, while the focus is often on international migration, internal migrationExpand
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Gender and geography in Africa: Developments, challenges and trajectories for the future
This paper provides an overview of current developments in the study of women and gender studies in general and in geography in particular in Africa. It begins by locating gender and women’s studiesExpand
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