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The visibility of women's work for poverty reduction: implications from non-crop agricultural income-generating programs in Bangladesh

Makita, Rie


This article explores mechanisms for making poor rural women's work visible by drawing on Amartya Sen's intra-family 'cooperative conflic' theory to explain the workings of two Bangladesh non-governmental organization's income-generating programs (rearing poultry and rearing silkworms). On the assumption that cooperation surpasses conflict in the intra-family relations when women's work is visible, the article identifies factors that influence intra-family conflict and cooperation. At entry,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Agriculture and Human Values
DOI: 10.1007/s10460-008-9167-4


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