Pathway toward women’s economic empowerment in Egypt

AshEse Journal of Business Management                                                                   
Vol. 1(6), pp. 057-063, November, 2015 
ISSN 2059-7835
© 2015 AshEse Visionary Limited  
 
Case Report
Safaa A. Shaaban
Lecturer of HRM, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Political Sciences, British University, El Sherouk City - Cairo - Suez Desert Road Postal No. 11837 - P.O. Box 43, Egypt.  
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Received May, 2015; Accepted October, 2015.
 
This paper examines the case of women economic empowerment approach in Egypt using capacity building and Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA). The project aims at empowering marginalized women to be more able to improve their socioeconomic conditions and improve their social and economic rights and thus strengthen gender equality. The project’s interventions are capacity building and Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA).The project helped equip women in the seven target regions (total 20,356 women) with needed skills which allowed them to participate in the process of developing their communities by leading initiatives in their communities and taking active actions. The main contribution of this paper is in looking at successful bespoken approach with many components to equip women with necessary skills and empower them with economic rights understanding. Additionally the paper shows a contrast between VSLA and empowerment components, and how the empowerment component helped in the success of the VSLA.
 
Key words: Women Empowerment, Capacity Building, Economic Empowerment, VSLA.
 

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