Sectores campesinos, mujeres rurales y estado en Colombia


Villarreal, Norma. 2005. “Sectores campesinos, mujeres rurales y estado en Colombia.” PhD diss., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Author: Norma Villarreal


This research studies the beginining and development of the rural women movement in Colombia. The rural women organizations have adquired a great influence in the economical and social rural life. This gender empowerment has a framework complex because there is poverty, rural modernization and crisis, violence and sociopolitical changes. The rural women organizations resulted of public political to recognize the role of the peasants women in the rural economy.
El presente trabajo estudia el proceso de surgimiento y desarrollo de un movimiento de mujeres rurales con capacidad de influencia en los espacios de decisión de las políticas sectoriales. El aumento de la influencia de las mujeres en la economía y en la sociedad rural se da en un complejo proceso de pobreza, crisis y modernización rural, conflicto social y cambios sociopolíticos. La organización de mujeres rurales es el resultado de políticas públicas para reconocer el papel de las mujeres campesinas en la economía rural.

Topics: Economies, Poverty, Gender, Women, Livelihoods, Political Participation Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Colombia

Year: 2005

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