Contribution of tourism sector training on improving income of women in north ‘a’ district of Zanzibar
Amina Kombo Omar and Abdalla Ussi Hamad
The aim of this study was to assess the contributions of tourism sector in improving the living standard of women in Zanzibar. The study specifies on to assess the contribution of tourism sector training on improving income of women in Zanzibar, to determine the contribution of tourism sector employment on improving income of women in Zanzibar and to examine contribution of tourism sector on improving social services in Zanzibar. The primary data were collected using structured questionnaire. For quantitative data analysis was made using SPSS version 26. A sample size of 187 respondents was given questionnaires to fill. The findings of the study reveal that there is positive relation between contributions of tourism sector and living standard of women. The contributions of tourism sector in terms of education, employment and provision of social services lead to the improvement of living standard of women in Zanzibar. The result of this study also found that there is barrier which hinders women participation in tourism sector. Such barrier is employing women in lower position of the management including house keeper and gardener.