Project

Women’s Participation in Decentralized Local Governance: The case of Pastoral and Non-Pastoral Women in Kondoa Local Authority, Tanzania.

Duration
01 February 2009 → 30 November 2014
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Other economics and business
    • Citizenship, immigration and political inequality
    • International and comparative politics
    • Multilevel governance
    • National politics
    • Political behaviour
    • Political organisations and institutions
    • Political theory and methodology
    • Public administration
    • Other political science
Keywords
Tanzania decentralized local governance non-pastoral women gender pastoral women participation
 
Project description

This research explores women’s participation in decentralized local governance in Tanzania. Specifically, the research explores how, why and the effect of pastoral and non-pastoral women’s participation in decentralized local governance. There has been a body of research done about participation and gender in Tanzania, however, limited information exists about women’s participation in governance beyond numbers.