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North Korea's Quiet Transformation: Women in the Rise of the Informal Market - DP130101700

Start year:
2013

Summary:
This is the first major research project to investigate the role played by women in the emergence of a nascent capitalist economy in North Korea. The research outcomes will add significantly to our knowledge of North Korean society and assist NGOs and policy-makers in their efforts to deal with the current humanitarian crisis. In particular it will assist efforts to ensure humanitarian interventions in North Korea are based on gender-sensitive context analysis and to develop planning and monitoring tools for gender impacts of any future interventions. It will also inform strategic policy vis-à-vis the regime.

Keywords:
North Korea,Female Entrepreneurship,Economic Development