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Women’s Lives and Livelihoods in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan: Ceremonies of Empowerment and Peacebuilding
Author: Zulfiya Tursunova Category: Economics, Gender, Uzbekistan Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 2014 Language: English Link to Publisher

Women’s Lives and Livelihoods in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan presents women’s voices and their experiences of carrying out livelihood activities such as farming, trading, baking, sewing, building greenhouses, and establishing furniture workshops. Tursunova demonstrates how women exercise multi-dimensional empowerment by joining social and economic saving networks such as gap and chernaya kassa.