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2020, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part B

Role of women on economy in third world country

Author(s): Shahira Shahir

Abstract: In context of economic development of Third World countries, role of women has been subjected to several controversies. In particular to Afghanistan’s economic development, women have played a significant role under the legislative reforms, promoting activities of women that directly impact state economy. This manuscript aimed to examine the effective role of women in Third World Countries, with particular reference to Afghanistan. A qualitative analysis strategy has been used in order to assess the wider literature, published to acknowledge the contributions of women in economic sustainability and development of Afghanistan and other Third World countries. Article discussed the major and common barriers and challenges, limiting economic activities of women in these countries. Further analysis of Afghanistan’s Women Economic Empowerment (WEE) platform has been performed, interpreting the lessons gained from WEE incentives and objectives. Despite advancement and progress in different business sectors, restriction of women participation in development and progress of economy is contributed by gender inequalities. Conclusively, role of women in economic stability and progress of country is dependent on several factors, associated with cultural perceptions, federal legislations and policies, and level of education.

DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i1b.54

Pages: 105-109 | Views: 1268 | Downloads: 485

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Shahira Shahir. Role of women on economy in third world country. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2020;2(1):105-109. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i1b.54
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