n Gender and Behaviour - Relationship between participation of women's associations in community development projects and group behaviours in the rural areas of Osun State, Nigeria

Volume 1, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1596-9231



The study investigated the relationship between participation women's associations in community development projects and the selected group behaviors in rural development projects in Osun State, Nigeria.

Structured interview schedule was employed to elicit quantitative information from 60 randomly selected women's associations (30 formal and 30 informal) from the six rural local government areas, consisting of one local government area from each of the six administrative zones in Osun State of Nigeria.
Descriptive analysis revealed that the participation of the women's associations in the development projects of their communities was average with a mean of about three projects over a period of ten years. Correlation analysis further reveals that there is positive and significant relationship between the decision-making system, and provision of reward for active members and officials; and participation of women's associations in rural community development projects.

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