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Published by s.n. in [Maseru?] .
Written in English



  • Lesotho,
  • Lesotho.


  • Sex role -- Lesotho.,
  • Rural women -- Lesotho.,
  • Migrant labor -- Lesotho.,
  • Return migration -- Lesotho.,
  • Household surveys -- Lesotho.,
  • Lesotho -- Rural conditions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Neville Pule and Khabele Matlosa (Dept. of Political and Administrative Studies, National University of Lesotho).
ContributionsMatlosa, K. T., National University of Lesotho. Dept. of Political and Administrative Studies.
LC ClassificationsHQ1075.5.L5 P85 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination82 leaves ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL527597M
LC Control Number98982386

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C. Sweetman, “The Miners Return: Changing Gender Relations in Lesotho’s Ex-Migrants’ Families” Gender Analysis in Development Series No. 9, University of East Anglia, ; N. Pule and K. Matlosa, The Impact of Retrenched Returnees on Gender Relations in Rural Lesotho (Addis Ababa:Cited by: 9. A great concern of mine is that rural women in Lesotho have the potential to contribute a lot more to the household but are not allowed to do so, due to prevailing gender norms and relations, especially now that men are at home and reasserting themselves as heads of households. Electoral System Reform and Implications for Gender Equality. ‘The Impact of Retrenched Returnees on Gender. Relations in Rural Lesotho’.Author: Khabele Matlosa. Socio-economic impacts of mine retrenchments on household livelihoods in Lesotho. A Study Presented to the School of Development Studies Faculty of Humanities University of Witwatersrand In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Development Studies By Nthabiseng Molefe P May

This study examines the gender aspects of household dynamics in rural households in Mafeteng, Lesotho. It was inspired by the impact of changes resulting from the major retrenchment of Basotho men from South African mines which has coincides with the employment of a large number of women in relatively newly established textile industry. Dec 27,  · Migration Shocks: Integrating Lesotho’s Retrenched Migrant Miners. entrepreneurship as a means of utilizing Lesotho’s comparative advantages to generate domestic employment and absorb retrenched and prospective migrant mine workers. The role of the non-farm sector in rural development in Lesotho, The Journal of Modern African. Dealing with the Effects of a Retrenchment. Last year, South Africa experienced what was described as the country's largest ever retrenchment crisis with thousands of people having lost their jobs as a result of either formal or informal layoffs. Implications of Retrenchment on Human Resource Personnel and its Functions: A Case of Mines in Masvingo Province Maunganidze F Baguma and Matagi () conducted a study in Uganda to assess the impact of retrenchment in the Ugandan gender, and marital status, the more likely they were to report physical health problems to seek treatment.

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