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Challenges Facing Women in Securing Employment in Zanzibar Public Sector Organizations

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 345-350

Keywords : Women Employment; Public Sector Organization; Sexual Harassment; Gender Discrimination; and Religious and Cultural Constrains;

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The main purpose of the study was to examine the challenges facing women in securing employment in public sector organizations in Zanzibar Island. The study is based on quantitative research approach. The sample size for this study consists of 200 of women employees and survey questionnaire was used as data collection instrument. To achieve a credible study a descriptive statistics such as frequencies, mean and standard deviation was used to analyse the data. The findings of the study show that the large numbers of employed women have experienced the challenge of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and religious and cultural constrains in the process of securing employment in public sector organizations in Zanzibar. The study concludes that women employment is determined by several factors but not political affiliation. Therefore, the study recommends that public policies should address the challenges facing women in employment in public sector organization.

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