This article examines how women’s situations in three Gambian villages are influenced by men’s migration to urban areas and abroad. It particularly explores the influence of men’s migration on women’s independence and power to make decisions, changes to the gender division of labour, the influence of migration on networks and resources in the household, and its impact on agriculture.
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