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REFUGEE WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SELF-RELIANCE? Evidence from Uganda


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Title: REFUGEE WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SELF-RELIANCE? Evidence from Uganda
Authors: Dantaite, Brigita
Issue Date: 14-Sep-2018
Degree: Master theses
Keywords: self-reliance
strategy
empowerment
Uganda
refugees
settlements
Abstract: This qualitative study focused on refugee women’s economic empowerment in Uganda, a country known for its progressive refugee policies built upon the notion of self-reliance. While one of the aims of the self-reliance approach is empowering refugees, there is a gap in the literature addressing the impact of self-reliance on refugee women, who constitute the majority. The data was collected through triangulation of methods combining policy document anlysis, semi-structured interviews with NGOs a... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/57673
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