Men’s Migration and Women’s Participation within Household and Its Beyond:
Interpreting Their Adaptation Strategies in Social and Economic Activities
Md. Asaduzzaman & Asif Ekbal Arif
This paper has been explored on women’s participation in household decision-making in contrast to their male partner’s international migration. This paper also focuses on women’s adaptive mechanisms in the case of attaining and doing social, including the decision regarding kinship relation maintain both blood relations and marital relations. Also, it focuses on participation in various symbolic activities, religious and social festivals and rituals, encountering psycho-social crisis within the family and its beyond and economic activities, including managing the household, income-generating activities, investing money, and consumption pattern. The findings of this study were generated from the village Qadirpur in Comilla district in Bangladesh. The researchers collected primary data by employing qualitative tools and techniques of data collection, including observation, participant observation, case study, informal interview, and key informant interview method of doing ethnographic fieldwork. The timeframe of this study is February 2017 to November 2017. The researchers collected data from the respondents of migrant’s families. The respondents were selected by the purposive sampling method and intended to collect data and information from the migrants’ family members only. Finally, this study’s findings claim that women in the studied village opine a new dimension of empowerment beyond the orthodox view of women empowerment both homestead and its outside also. However, this can be acted as an alternative model of women’s empowerment in the rural area.
Keywords: Adaptation, gender, empowerment, migration, kinship, household.
|Title:||Men’s Migration and Women’s Participation within Household and Its Beyond: Interpreting Their Adaptation Strategies in Social and Economic Activities|
|Author:||Md. Asaduzzaman & Asif Ekbal Arif|
|Journal Name:||International Journal of Science and Business|
|ISSN:||ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)|
|Date of Publication:||14/08/2021|
|Paper Type:||Case study|
Cite This Article:
Md. Asaduzzaman & Asif Ekbal Arif (2021). Men’s Migration and Women’s Participation within Household and Its Beyond: Interpreting Their Adaptation Strategies in Social and Economic Activities. International Journal of Science and Business, 5(5), 183-189. doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5201474
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About Author (s)
Md. Asaduzzaman, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Comilla University, Bangladesh.
Asif Ekbal Arif (corresponding author), Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Bangladesh. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org