IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Women empowerment has been an issue for discussion all over the world. One of the major means of empowering women throughout the world is by the use of programmes and projects. This study is designed to ascertain whether or not the available women empowerment programme in Ghana really empower women to challenge the gender inequality status quo and, to explore an alternative direction to improve on women empowerment programme. Thus, the study attempts to assess the efforts made by two of such programmes – Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP), a Government intervention and, Care International project for women empowerment, an non-governmental intervention.