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Despite the image of Ghanaian women as dominant in informal sector activity and successful in business, the research discussed in this article indicates that young women still expect men to act as providers of capital and subsistence expenses, taking on the role associated with a ‘husband’. In return, the women take on aspects of the role of ‘wife’.

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10.1080/741922169

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