Economic needs of the women residing in the rural areas
This publication is prepared by Association of Young Economists of Georgia with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Women’s Information Centre (WIC) in the framework of the Program “Women as Agents for Change and Empowerment”.
This report represents a consolidated analysis of quantitative and qualitative researches reflecting women’s economical state and entrepreneurial opportunities in rural areas of the following regions: Kakheti, Imereti, Samtskhe-Javakheti and Mtskheta-Mtianeti.
As the result of the analysis there have been revealed economical needs and challenges faced by women in the process of starting and developing business in rural areas (considering gender specificity). Similarly, there have been identified the barriers characteristic to availability of credits and bank service.