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Mikrokrediter, kvinnor och empowerment - Exemplet Grameen Bank

Kjellsson, Rebecka (2009)
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Since Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microloansorganization Grameen Bank, was awarded

the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006, the microloansorganization has received much attention. The

woman has come to play a central role in the microloansorganizations. Her access to capital is

is considered to improve her socioeconomic status. The overall aim of the paper is to examine

how access to microcredit considered leading to empowerment of women. To get an idea of

what a microloansorganization is the Grameen Bank is used as an example. Questions about

microloansorganization, empowerment and the current debate surrounding the microcredit will

be answered.

It seems that women are essential to microloans system since the majority of

their... (More)
Since Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microloansorganization Grameen Bank, was awarded

the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006, the microloansorganization has received much attention. The

woman has come to play a central role in the microloansorganizations. Her access to capital is

is considered to improve her socioeconomic status. The overall aim of the paper is to examine

how access to microcredit considered leading to empowerment of women. To get an idea of

what a microloansorganization is the Grameen Bank is used as an example. Questions about

microloansorganization, empowerment and the current debate surrounding the microcredit will

be answered.

It seems that women are essential to microloans system since the majority of

their repayments always are due in time. A business, which Grameen Bank is after all, always

requests an appropriate target group. In this case, it seems that women represent this group. (Less)
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author
Kjellsson, Rebecka
supervisor
organization
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Microcredit, Women, Empowerment, Grameen Bank, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper, Human rights, Mänskliga rättigheter
language
Swedish
id
1316368
date added to LUP
2009-01-08 00:00:00
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2014-09-04 08:27:48
@misc{1316368,
  abstract     = {Since Muhammad Yunus, founder of the microloansorganization Grameen Bank, was awarded

the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006, the microloansorganization has received much attention. The

woman has come to play a central role in the microloansorganizations. Her access to capital is

is considered to improve her socioeconomic status. The overall aim of the paper is to examine

how access to microcredit considered leading to empowerment of women. To get an idea of

what a microloansorganization is the Grameen Bank is used as an example. Questions about

microloansorganization, empowerment and the current debate surrounding the microcredit will

be answered.

It seems that women are essential to microloans system since the majority of

their repayments always are due in time. A business, which Grameen Bank is after all, always

requests an appropriate target group. In this case, it seems that women represent this group.},
  author       = {Kjellsson, Rebecka},
  keyword      = {Microcredit,Women,Empowerment,Grameen Bank,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper,Human rights,Mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Mikrokrediter, kvinnor och empowerment - Exemplet Grameen Bank},
  year         = {2009},
}