1st Edition

Non-Traditional Occupations, Empowerment, and Women
A Case of Togolese Women

ISBN 9780415650472
Published June 28, 2012 by Routledge
154 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This study explores the relationship between the nature and context of non-traditional occupations and the empowerment status of women in society. Specifically, it examines the extent to which women in non-traditional occupations have been empowered by their skills, knowledge, and position within the Togolese Government's existing training policies for the increased participation of women in non-traditional sectors of the labor force.



Ayélé Léa Adubra comes from Togo (West Africa). She has a Ph.D in Workforce Education and Development from Pennsylvania State University. She was for many years a superintendent in the Ministry of Technical and Vocational Education in her country. Her research interests are in girls' education and women's employment.