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An Assessment of Women’s Accessibility to Poverty Alleviation Programmes in Kano State, Nigeria

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Abstract:

This study examines the accessibility of women to Poverty Alleviation Programmes (PAP) in Kano State, Nigeria. The aim of the study was to identify the poverty alleviation programmes and assess the difference that exists btetween rural and urban women’s access to them. The results revealed that there was no significant difference between the accessibility of rural and urban women to PAP in the study area (Chi-square value = 9.196 (df) 1, p = 0.002). Consequently, it is recommended that the government should ensure proper periodical assessment and review of the administration and implementation of PAP in the study area. This will make the accessibility of women to the programmes result oriented. This will enhance the achievement of proper awareness among women and increase their accessibility to Poverty Alleviation Programmes in Kano State, Nigeria.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 73)
Pages:
54-61
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILSHS.73.54
Citation:
A. O. Bello "An Assessment of Women’s Accessibility to Poverty Alleviation Programmes in Kano State, Nigeria", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 73, pp. 54-61, 2016
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Sep 2016
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