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Telecentres' contribution to women's empowerment in rural areas of South Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Information Technology for Development. Oct2022, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p747-776. 30p. 11 Charts.

Abstract: The telecentre model was established to provide information and communication technology (ICT) skills to empower people, reduce poverty and unemployment in poor areas. Our study explored the relevance of telecentres as an ideal mechanism to empower wom...

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Widow, deserted, and destitute women allowances and rural female labor force participation in Bangladesh: Linking social protection to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Public Affairs (14723891). Nov2022, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p1-12. 12p.

Abstract: In developing countries, often a major segment of the population is characterized as poor. Thus, social protection programs play a crucial role in facilitating the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) agenda across these nations. Among...

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'NO! We don't have a joint account': mobile telephony, mBanking, and gender inequality in the lives of married women in western rural Kenya.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Information, Communication & Society. Nov2022, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p2083-2100. 18p.

Abstract: This paper examines how mobile communication and mobile banking is used by women in rural western Kenya (Elgeyo Marakwet), a resource-constrained area where women must carefully monitor the flow of money through their households. Also, women face struc...

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Revisiting "empowered rural women" in postwar Japan.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Agrarian Change. Oct2022, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p855-873. 19p. 2 Charts.

Abstract: In Japan, both rural studies and government policies commonly represent rural women in the same way: as oppressed within their feudalistic family farm system before the Second World War and as successfully empowered by rural democratization policies af...

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Credit, land and survival work in rural Cambodia: Rethinking rural autonomy through a feminist lens.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Agrarian Change. Jul2022, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p473-488. 16p.

Abstract: This article explores the trajectory of three rural, precarious Cambodian women as they deploy land as a means of undertaking survival work in Cambodia. Using a gendered lens vis‐à‐vis the concept of autonomy, this article rethinks distress sales of la...

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Are rural pregnant women disadvantaged in accessing intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy in Ebonyi State, Nigeria?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PLoS ONE. 11/10/2022, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p1-14. 14p.

Abstract: Introduction: Adequate intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) uptake (≥3 doses) routinely delivered at antenatal clinics is effective in preventing malaria during pregnancy. Whereas, low IPTp uptake (24.0%) had been reported among pregnant women in E...

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The cruel optimism of digital dating: heart-breaking mobile romance among rural migrant workers in South China.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Information, Communication & Society. Sep2022, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p1614-1631. 18p.

Abstract: Based upon thirteen months of ethnographic fieldwork in South China, this study employs Lauren Berlant's concept of cruel optimism to examine how Chinese rural migrant workers – an economically and culturally disadvantaged group – use digital dating se...

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Menstrual hygiene practices among adolescent women in rural India: a cross-sectional study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC Public Health. 11/19/2022, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1-18. 18p. 1 Diagram, 9 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract: Background: Exclusive use of hygienic methods (sanitary napkins, locally prepared napkins, tampons, and menstrual cups) to prevent the visibility of bloodstains during menstruation is still considerably low among adolescent women in rural India. Howeve...

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Absolute Risk and Attributable Fraction of Type-Specific Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Cancer and Precancerous Lesions—A Population-Based Study of 6286 Women in Rural Areas of China.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of Clinical Medicine. Nov2022, Vol. 11 Issue 21, p6483. 12p.

Abstract: Background: To investigate the human papillomavirus (HPV) genotype distribution among the general population and assess the attribution of HPV genotypes targeted by vaccines to protect against cervical lesions theoretically. Methods: Cervical samples w...

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HIV-related stigma experiences and coping strategies among pregnant women in rural Uganda: A qualitative descriptive study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PLoS ONE. 10/7/2022, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1-12. 12p.

Abstract: Background: HIV-related stigma is a global problem among HIV clients with far-reaching effects including increased rates of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. However, HIV-related stigma experiences and coping strategies have received little attentio...

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