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Read the article Empowering Maasai Women in Tanzania and then answer the questions below. You can do this in the web window below, or follow the previous link to open the article in a new web window.


Question 1

The article considers how Maasai women in Kenya are becoming more empowered. Explain what is meant by the term empowerment.

Question 2

Explain why the lack of empowerment of women in traditional Maasai communities contributes to the lack of economic development in these communities.

Question 3

Examine the advantages of, and the problems of associated with, the introduction of policies and activities designed to empower women in Maasai communities.

Question 4

Evaluate the policies governments of developing countries can use to promote greater empowerment of women.