Refugee women's economic empowerment through self-reliance? Evidence from Uganda

11 Oktober 2018

The findings indicate that although self-reliance is an excellent approach in theory that aims to empower refugees and provide them with basic rights and dignity, there are obstacles hindering the success of self-reliance including; insufficient funding, shortage of land and not reflecting on the complex situation on the ground. The findings also lead to a speculation that implementation of a gender specific approach would be a successful measure to promote refugee women’s economic empowerment.

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