Las Dificultades de la Asociatividad en Mujeres Rurales ¿Cuál es el Rol de las Universidades?

Translated title of the contribution: The difficulties of associativity in rural women What is the role of universities?

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Abstract

Latin American rural woman have been characterized as raising animals and sowing crops, to help support their households. This article presents the results of an investigation on the motivation of rural women to associate and seek a better state of well-being. It also analyzes the difficulties of entrepreneurship, the way of organizing themselves, their profile and the importance of university linkage in the Development of their capacities. The study was carried out in 2016, using both statistical sources and qualitative fieldwork. We demonstrate that women need more support from the government to develop their enterprises. Women in the rural sector were characterized as having family responsibilities, low training levels. They assume the management of small businesses (usually the making of easy articles, agriculture, recycling and food) in which they have previously worked for getting family grants.
Translated title of the contributionThe difficulties of associativity in rural women What is the role of universities?
Original languageSpanish (Ecuador)
Pages (from-to)97-112
JournalRevista Global De Negocios
Volume5
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2017

Keywords

  • Asociación
  • Association
  • Bienestar
  • Emprendimiento
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mujer rural
  • Rural woman
  • University linkage
  • Vinculación universitaria
  • Welfare

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