Promoting Economic Self-Reliance: A Case Study of Afghan Refugee Women in Pakistan

Citation:

Schultz, C. M. 1994. "Promoting Economic Self-Reliance: A Case Study of Afghan Refugee Women in Pakistan." Journal of International Affairs 47 (2): 557.

Author: C. M. Schultz

Abstract:

"Presents a case study of Afghan refugee women in Pakistan. Approximates number of refugees in the world and percentage of whom are women and children; discusses how the majority of refugee women are the heads of their households, responsible for providing basic needs for their families while in exile and seeking durable solutions, despite facing many problems with limited options; Evaluation of the progress made in promoting economic self-sufficiency for refugee women." -Ebscohost

Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender, Women Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan

Year: 1994

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