The Effect of Social and Institutional Factors on Women Empowerment in Ethiopian Public Higher Education Institutions: Policy Percpectives

Bezawit Girma


The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of social and institutional factors on women's empowerment. A descriptive research design with 382 usable samples was used to study the effects. Both correlation and regression analysis were used and proposed hypothesis tested the finding reveals that social factor had a beta value of.489 whereas, institutional factors were having a beta of -.57 showing both are high effects women empowerment in Ethiopian public higher institution and they are the predictor of women empowerment. Hence, the government shall set up an institutional framework that helps to reduce such challenges and further to fill gaps in women empowerment

Keywords:Women empowerment, social factor, institutional factor; higher institution

DOI: 10.7176/PPAR/9-8-01

Publication date: August 31st 2019

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