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Cover for Women in agriculture and the implications for nutrition.

This chapter discusses the role of women in agriculture, and the ways in which their status affects the health and nutrition of their households. It highlights recent literature on the impacts of gendered and nutrition-sensitive agricultural programmes. It also goes beyond a singular focus on women ...

Author(s)
Malapit, H.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: gender equality and tourism - beyond empowerment.

This chapter explains why gender equality and women's empowerment are a concern in tourism. It introduces the reader to the development and empowerment literature, before moving on to review studies of tourism and empowerment. Finally, some considerations that would seem critical in understanding...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism as empowerment: women artisan's experiences in central Mexico.

This chapter seeks to contribute to the debate on tourism as empowerment, through the exploration of the life stories of two urban women who work as producers and vendors of handicraft pottery catering to domestic and international visitors in the 'Magical Town' of Metepec, in central Mexico. The...

Author(s)
Vizcaino Suárez, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trekking to women's empowerment: a case study of a female-operated travel company in Ladakh.

This chapter presents a case study of the Ladakhi Women Travel Company (LWTC), a travel agency based in Leh, India, which is owned and operated by Ladakhi women. A local female guide founded the LWTC in 2009 to give women in Ladakh the opportunity to participate in the traditionally male-dominated...

Author(s)
Caparrós, B. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Journeys of emancipation: disrupting poverty in Nepal.

This chapter provides an overview of the entrepreneurial roles in tourism played by women forming grassroots organizations within the developing economy of rural and remote Nepal. Their stories demonstrate their desire for emancipation from socially constructed power roles, through the disruption...

Author(s)
Hillman, W.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism and women's rights in Tunisia.

Drawing on interviews carried out with 15 women working in tourism, this chapter depicts an enduring ideology on what it means to be a woman in Tunisian society. Participants in the interviews talked about veiling practices and women's rights. It is argued that discourses on veiled women hinder the ...

Author(s)
Jeffrey, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions: beyond empowerment.

This conclusion highlights the commonalities in the stories presented in this book about women's involvement in tourism development and women's empowerment. It also identifies some steps that could contribute towards a speedier, deeper change in gender relations. The chapter concludes by...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Empowerment of women and sustainable development in the 20th century: the Yoruba women example.

This chapter examines empowerment and sustainability through Yoruba women's professional pursuits in Nigeria. It analyses the manifestation of empowerment indices in the lives of women in education, health, business and other sectors. The impact and roles of women's professional pursuits to the...

Author(s)
Oladejo, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Empowerment of women and sustainable development.

This chapter examines the nature of women empowerment programmes and their right to engage in capacity building and economic growth initiatives in Africa. Data derived from primary and secondary sources are used to analyse the factors that negatively affect women's ability to develop their capacity ...

Author(s)
Dibie, R.; Dibie, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter

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