The Role of Microfinance to Empower Women: The Case of Developing Countries

Aninze, Festus and El-Gohary, Hatem and Hussain, Javed G. (2018) The Role of Microfinance to Empower Women: The Case of Developing Countries. International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management, 9 (1). pp. 1-25. ISSN 1947-9247

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Abstract

This article reviews, discusses and provides a critical analysis relating to the role of microfinance on issues linking to poverty, gender equality, and women empowerment with particular emphasis on developing economies. In addition, this article provides an overview of the opportunities and criticisms of microfinance which examines the contemporary issues on poverty reduction, entrepreneurial development and the family wellbeing. The article adds to the limited research examining the role of microfinance to empower women in developing countries.
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Item Type: Article
Subjects: N300 Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > Birmingham City Business School > Dept. Accountancy and Finance
Depositing User: Javed Hussain
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2019 13:01
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2019 13:01
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6848

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