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
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