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Socio economic challenges of women in Ntepe Village, Gwanda District, Zimbabwe

Sociology International Journal
Zenzo Ncube1, Bernard Naledzani Rasila2

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This study seeks to explore the socio-economic challenges rural women in Zimbabwe face. The research adopted a qualitative method technique. This study reveals several socioeconomic challenges that rural women in Zimbabwe face. The results from the study also show that women are still marginalised in many facets of community development activities because of policies that do not take their needs into account. Furthermore, the study identified that rural women remain vulnerable and exposed to high poverty levels as they fail to get the maximum required support from their husbands, community leaders and national government through its policies that have isolated them.


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