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Income is both a resource for and an achievement from women’s empowerment. When considering it as a resource, the focus is on access to finances and can be measured by asking who participates in the decisions to buy items such as agricultural inputs and daily goods. When considering income as an achievement, it can be measured based on net income from crops or animals controlled by each gender. If detailed time allocation has been collected, then returns to labor can be calculated and compared across genders.
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