Challenges Facing Women In Public Sectors In Zanzibar : A Case Study Of Urban District

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ABSTRACT

The study examines the Challenges Facing Women in Public Sectors and focus in Urban

District of Zanzibar. Likewise, it explored the measures that could be taken to reduce

these challenges facing women in public sectors in these areas to both individual and

institutions. It involved theoretical frameworks such as Feminist Theory and

Empowerment Theory. A case study design was employed involving mostly qualitative

method, but also quantitative in somehow in both data collection and analyses.

Information was collected from 86 participants in order to get a deeper understanding of

the cases, selected by simple random sampling from the government and the community

from Urban District in Zanzibar. The data was analysed by using Statistical Package for

Social Sciences (SPSS).

Data was collected through questionnaire, interview, focus group discussion and

analysed. The results show the challenges facing women exist in all selected groups such

as women doctors, women teachers, women administrators and community members was

poor infrastructure, Occupational segregation, unfair treatment, gender imbalance and

sexual harassment. Moreover, the study identifies various causes of gender inequality in

public sectors such as education, poor performance stereo type and male dominance.

However the governments recommended to ensure human rights are followed, Safe and

security, gender balance so as to mitigate the challenges facing women in public sectors

in Urban District of Zanzibar. Additionally the findings of this study significantly offer a

framework of understanding the challenges facing women in public sectors in Zanzibar

and are served as a source of information for women themselves, other stakeholders and

policy makers.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Challenges Facing Women In Public Sectors In Zanzibar : A Case Study Of Urban District. Afribary.com: Retrieved May 13, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-women-in-public-sectors-in-zanzibar-a-case-study-of-urban-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Challenges Facing Women In Public Sectors In Zanzibar : A Case Study Of Urban District" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 26 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-women-in-public-sectors-in-zanzibar-a-case-study-of-urban-district . Accessed 13 May. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Challenges Facing Women In Public Sectors In Zanzibar : A Case Study Of Urban District". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 26 Apr. 2021. Web. 13 May. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-women-in-public-sectors-in-zanzibar-a-case-study-of-urban-district >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Challenges Facing Women In Public Sectors In Zanzibar : A Case Study Of Urban District" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed May 13, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/challenges-facing-women-in-public-sectors-in-zanzibar-a-case-study-of-urban-district