Barbara, Julien; Baker, Kerryn
This article presents case study findings on the Vanuatu-based Northern
Islands Market Vendors’ Association (NIMVA) as a vehicle for women-led
collective action. While NIMVA’s existence and organisational strength
challenges existing political norms, strong gender norms restricting the
role of women in society and politics continue to marginalise its
capacity to participate politically and pursue transformative change.
Using a “permitted empowerment” frame, the article assesses...[Show more]
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