Women and household sustenance: changing livelihoods and survival strategies in the peri-urban areas of Ibadan

Abstract

This paper describes the livelihoods and survival strategies of lowincome households in two peri-urban locations in Ibadan, drawing primarily on interviews with 96 women who sell goods from makeshift stalls or who live in poorquality houses. This includes reports of these women’s perceptions of poverty, their incomes (44 per cent earned less than US$ 1 per… (More)

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