Women in Poverty: Experience from Limpopo Province, South Africa

  • M Kongolo


This study focuses on the extent of African women poverty level including
poverty reduction strategies used in South Africa. The scope of the study was
broadened to include poverty –related issues focusing on the current patterns
of poverty and inequality affecting African women. African women related
poverty problems in the study area, was documented in a comprehensive
manner from thepoint of view of financial, human, institutional,
administrative and resource constraints on the part of governmental and
non-governmental organizations. The findings suggested that past, current
and planned policies could serve as lessons in dealing with exacerbated
African women overall poverty in the province.

Key Words: Children poverty, poverty denial, high incidence of
unemployment, vulnerable people, poverty strategy.


Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2070-0083
print ISSN: 1994-9057