DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.07
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Abstract: This paper reviews the poverty reduction process in Vietnam and experiences of decision-making empowerment in household economic activities for ethnic minority women in their efforts to reduce poverty. The study analyses data from the Gender Equality Survey, covering 950 households in matrilineal ethnic groups (in the South of Vietnam) in 2018 and life stories of women from Hmong, Tay, Khmer, and Xo Dang ethnicities. The analysis reveals a strong engagement of ethnic minority women (both matrilineal and patria…

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