This study investigated the impact of adult literacy programmes on political empowerment of women in Anambra State. The problem of the study focused on why the problems of use of adult literacy programmes should solve still persist inspite of efforts by stakeholders on education to use literacy to improving political empowerment of women and improve their lives and livelihood. Five specific objectives and five research questions were posed with the intention to identify the empowerment programmes available to women, political issues Contained in adult literacy programmes for women factors motivating women’s participation in adult literacy programmes, ascertain the impact o adult literacy programme on political participation of women and determine the ways women have been empowered politically in Anambra State. The study covered the six education zones in Anambra State which are Aguata zone Awka zone Ogidi zone Nnewi zone Onitsha zone and Otuocha zone. Five null hypothesis were tested at 0.05 level of significance and were used to guide the study. The design adopted in carrying out the research was descriptive survey and the instrument used was structured questionnaire. The population of the study was 636. The sample of the study was 250 respondents made up of adult education facilitators and registered women in politics. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the 30 adult facilitators and 220 women in politics which gave a total sample of 250 representing 39.18% of the total population. Face validity of the instrument was established by three experts to ensure item adequacy measurability and relevance of the instrument to the study. The research questions were answered sinning mean and standard deviation while t-test statistics was used to test the hypothesis at a significance level of 0.95 while data computation was done with SPSS 20.0. The findings show that increasing women’s empowerment in leadership and decision –making has proven to be good for economic and social development in Anambra State. It was also found out that longer exposure to women’s political representation increases women’s overall labour force participation , the share of public employment opportunities allocated to women, and women’s access to public amenities such as roads and health services in Anambra State Nigeria.
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