Female Participation in the Formal Sector and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Fall 2003


Njoh and Rigos discuss the findings of a study designed to contribute to efforts aimed at addressing the impact of the increasing number of women in the formal sector on development in sub-Saharan African countries. The findings suggest that the increasing female participation in the formal economy constitutes a viable strategy for promoting national development.

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Journal of Third World Studies, v. 20, issue 2, p. 93-111