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Engendering development: Demystifying patriarchy and its effects on women in rural Kenya

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dc.contributor.author Loreen Maseno, Susan M Kilonzo
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-24T12:29:18Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-24T12:29:18Z
dc.date.issued 2011-02-28
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.maseno.ac.ke/handle/123456789/2315
dc.description.abstract The paper examines the effects of the culture of patriarchy on the development process, and particularly its effects on women. This is borne out of the perceived concerns and challenges of the third millennium development goal (MDG) which was coined with an aim of promoting gender equality and women empowerment. The challenge of this goal however is its lack of enough consideration of the cultural perspectives of a wide range of cultures some of which are discussed in this article. The paper gives a critical analysis of both secondary and primary information on the efforts of engendering development as well as the effects of patriarchy on the same. Two Kenyan districts have been purposively sampled to provide illustrative case studies that will strengthen the theoretical arguments on patriarchy and feminism. In this context, the paper examines how development has been engendered and the challenges … en_US
dc.publisher Academic Journals en_US
dc.subject Capacity building, demystifying patriarchy, engendering development, feminism, gender equality, millennium development goals, rural Kenya. en_US
dc.title Engendering development: Demystifying patriarchy and its effects on women in rural Kenya en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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