The Role of women in rural development of Kosovo with evidence from Skenderaj municipality
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Economics of Natural Resources, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Bulgaria
Sokol Sallahu   

Economics of Natural Resources, University of National and World Economy (UNWE), Student District, No.19 December 8th st., UNWE, 1700, Sofia, Bulgaria
Submission date: 2022-04-10
Final revision date: 2022-05-18
Acceptance date: 2022-05-19
Online publication date: 2022-06-30
Publication date: 2022-06-30
Economic and Regional Studies 2022;15(2):206–219
Subject and purpose of work: The study analyzed the role of women in the development of agriculture and rural areas of the Skenderaj municipality. Women in agriculture have a great influence and contribute to economic development, while it is worth noting that gender equality is not at the desired level. Materials and methods: The methodology used in this paper is based on the desk research and field observation! For the desk research we used the previous scientific publications published in credible journals, reports and other statistical analysis. Results: According to data from the last census conducted by the Statistical Agency of Kosovo in 2014, and published in November 2015, it shows that 44,246 inhabitants or 75% of the total population of the municipality of Skenderaj. Conclusions: The unemployment rate in rural areas is higher for women than men in both rural and urban areas. The strategies and the general policies for improving the economic situation in Kosovo are oriented
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