The social categories of labor in Africa as a whole
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- Million Dollar Initiative to Help African
- By Thalif Deen, IPS, 13 September 1999. Micro credit for
- Africa's forgotten tribe: Who would
be a mother?
- By Elisabeth LeQueret, Le Monde diplomatique,
January 2000. Women represent 80% of the workforce used for
producing food. Unpaid, kept away from access to land,
property, credit and inheritance. Their sisters in the towns,
scarcely better off, also end up with the hardest and least
remunerative tasks. Lack of education has driven them en
masse into the informal sector.