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International Journal of Investment Management and Financial Innovations  
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Alternate Gender Empowerment Approaches in Rural Bangladesh
International Journal of Investment Management and Financial Innovations
Vol.6 , No. 1, Publication Date: Feb. 20, 2020, Page: 11-15
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Ali MS, Department of Social Science, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom.


Cook Kevin, Department of Social Science, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom.


Women empowerment is a mechanism in which women influence and share control and responsibility over the decisions and resources that concern them. Almost 1 in 4 Bangladeshis (24.3 percent of the population) live in poverty, and 12.9 percent of the population lives in extreme poverty and among them 74% women. To order to meet their basic needs, most rural women are deprived. They are the victims of high mortality, malnutrition, increased analphabetism, gender discrimination, job loss, etc. They will improve their economic independence through the participation of women, adding to their self-esteem and status. This study focused on examining the economic participation of women in the rural economy in the sense of poverty eradication. The goal of this study is to analyze the effects of the changing role of women in the eradication of poverty, in the economic sphere, in the face of socio-economic and cultural difficulties in economic affairs, and to consider how women need to respond to the conditions of poverty in rural areas.


Empowerment, Poverty Alleviation, Funding from Government, Rural


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