Women ’ s Empowerment in Action : Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa ¤

@inproceedings{Bandiera2014WomenS,
  title={Women ’ s Empowerment in Action : Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa ¤},
  author={Oriana Bandiera and Niklas Buehren and Robin Burgess and Markus Goldstein and Selim Gulesci and Imran Rasul and Munshi Sulaiman},
  year={2014}
}
  • Oriana Bandiera, Niklas Buehren, +4 authors Munshi Sulaiman
  • Published 2014
Women in developing countries are disempowered relative to their contemporaries in developed countries. High youth unemployment and early marriage and childbearing interact to limit human capital investment and enforce dependence on men. In this paper we evaluate an attempt to jump-start adolescent women’s empowerment in the world’s second youngest country: Uganda. In this two-pronged intervention, adolescent girls are simultaneously provided vocational training and information on sex… CONTINUE READING
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