The Role of Cooperatives in Empowering Women

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Ghebremichael, Berhane (2013)
  • Publisher: Journal Of Business Management & Social Sciences Research
  • Journal: Journal Of Business Management & Social Sciences Research (issn: 2319-5614, eissn: 2319-5614)
  • Subject: Business Management; Social Sciences | Cooperative, Women, Empowerment
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Cooperative effort is ultimately the group instinct in human beings, which enables to live together and help each other in times of stress and strain. Unconsciously, the principle has always penetrated the life of human race. The history of modern civilization is in fact, the history of cooperation, for without it social and economic progress would have been impossible. As women are generally the poorest of the poor and, at the same time, key actors in the development process, eliminating social, cultural, political, and economic discrimination against women is a prerequisite of eradicating povertyensuring quality family planning and reproductive health services, and achieving balance between population and available resources and sustainable patterns of consumption and production. Cooperatives play a great role in empowering women
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