IJSRP, Volume 12, Issue 4, April 2022 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Peterson Kabugi Thumi
Although governments around the world have made greater efforts to promote gender equality by removing legal barriers to womens formal employment, promoting womens leadership, and protecting women from workplace violence, there are still a slew of issues that could stymie womens empowerment, particularly in developing countries. The purpose of this study was to look into the socio-economic challenges that Catholic women associations face when it comes to women empowerment programs in the Catholic Diocese of Nyahururu, Kenya. A descriptive research design was used in this study. The study used a sample size of 224 participants. To recruit study participants from the various groups of Catholic Women Association members in the Catholic Diocese of Nyahururu, stratified random sampling and simple random sampling approaches were utilized. The researcher coded, entered, and analyzed quantitative data using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 23. Statistics were produced for both descriptive and inferential purposes.