Exploring Women’s Empowerment
edited by Ranmini Vithanagama
This research has set out to understand how these initiatives have changed the economic landscape for women in the North. More specifically, it explores the economic opportunities that have been created for womens advancement and empowerment in the post-war North. By employing a multi-disciplinary approach, the different studies in this book have been able to uncover not just economic factors, but also cultural, social and psychosocial reasons associated with women’s decisions to work, their livelihood outcomes and their state of economic empowerment.