The Health Effects of Women Empowerment: Recent Evidence from Northern Ghana

@inproceedings{Ross2015TheHE,
  title={The Health Effects of Women Empowerment: Recent Evidence from Northern Ghana},
  author={Kara L. Ross and Yacob A Zereyesus and Aleksan Shanoyan and Vincent Amanor-Boadu},
  year={2015}
}
Women empowerment could be the key for unlocking women’s productivity potential in Africa. Women’s contribution to the agricultural sector is also greatly influenced by their health status. This paper examines the impact of women’s empowerment on women’s health and the implications for African food and agricultural sector. It utilizes unique dataset from 2012 survey of 2,405 women in northern Ghana and the Multiple Indicators Multiple Causes modeling approach. Findings provide insight on how… CONTINUE READING

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