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This study was conducted  as the folow up of previously complete study and the deliverable was the final report. The previous study was an initial assessment of the status of women’s economic empowerment in Bangladesh context. The main objectives of that study were to understand the present status of women’s economic empowerment in Bangladesh context, identify the factors that enable and disable women to join the formal and informal labor force, assess the motivation and skills of women who join formal and informal labor force, understanding the barriers that affect women’s joining the formal/informal sector jobs and assess the present status of and barrier to asset ownership (both productive and non-productive) and realization of inheritance rights by women. This qualitative study was conducted in rural and urban areas of Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal. Based on that study, the current study location was on Dhaka and Chittagong.

 

Theme: Gender Rights and Violence

Research Method: Qualitative

Partner: The World Bank

Starting Year: 2017

Study Area: Dhaka, Chittagong