Published: Sept. 11, 2015

The story is about a reality TV show in Tanzania that showcases women’s empowerment. Goldman’s paper, written together with Jani Little (CU-Boulder, IBS), is cited in the final paragraph of the story:

"What Kibona is referring to—“empowerment”—is exceedingly difficult to define and measure. In a recent paper on NGO work in northern Tanzania, Mara J. Goldman and Jani S. Little took a stab at articulating the meaning of the term: “A process where, with resources and through agency, choices are made by those normally not in a position to do so in a given situation.” By this definition, Female Food Heroes isn’t so much a vehicle for change. It’s an incubator for what that change might eventually look like.

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