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Title: Information Acquisition and Dissemination for Rural Women in Ghana - New Strategies
Authors: Asamoah–Hassan, Helena R.
Issue Date: 1998
Publisher: World Women Information
Abstract: A background of women in Ghana including the total population and breakdown into urban and rural dwellers is given. The economic, political and educational history like the types of vocations they are involved in, their political activities and educational levels are also stated. A definition of the rural woman in Ghana is given as well as the literacy levels and types of occupational activity carried out by the women who live in the rural areas. The types of information relevant to them which will improve their lives are stated, as well as the various modes such information are repackaged/presented. The pilot project is then discussed with emphasis on the problems encountered and efforts made to rectify them. Additional modes which have not yet been implemented but worthy of consideration for delivering information to rural women are then presented.
Description: Paper presented at the Know How Conference on the World of Women's Information held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from 22-26 1998.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3720
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