Bolivia dating customs

Since men are generally more educated than women, especially among the indigenous population, the high illiteracy rate make it difficult for women to learn the dominant language Spanish which disables them to participate in the labor market.

In the 19th century, the 1830 civil code of Bolivia oversaw women's rights in the country.

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That code also gave all Bolivians personal liberty.

Adela Zamudio(AZ) is known as a group of women that seeks to empower and educate indigenous women about structure in community development work among men and women, and also to let them know how to be involved in that.

The purpose of AZ was to have indigenous women to participate more in development work in a political manner.

It has small effects to the rural community because of the conception of the women's gender role as a wife to their husbands, how they participate in development work, and they don't take the opportunity to earn income.

For them, it would steal the opportunity away from their husbands. A project was created for women to have an economic opportunity to help them earn income, and advance in economic development.

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