Women’s Empowerment, Extended Families, and Male Migration in Nepal: Insights from Mixed Methods Analysis

Farm Women in Nepal

Cheryl Doss
Senior Departmental Lecturer in Development Economics and Associate Professor
University of Oxford

Using qualitative ethnographic fieldwork and quantitative survey data that includes that Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, this talk explores a range of issues regarding women’s empowerment in Nepal.  Using mixed methods provides key insights regarding the impacts of patriarchy and poverty, the role of her husband, and control over time.