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Investing in Gender Equality: Looking Ahead

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  • Buvinic, Mayra

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    (World Bank)

  • Lunde, Trine

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    (World Bank)

  • Sinha, Nistha

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    (World Bank)

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    The financial crisis of 2008-09 has highlighted the need for greater attention to gender, both to address the vulnerability of countries to global shocks and to reach growth and poverty reduction goals. Investments in girls and women need to be scaled up substantially in response to this and other recent crises and, looking ahead, to alleviate demographic stresses and harness demographic opportunities for growth. This is the case because the fate of women and girls, especially in low-income countries and low-income households, is closely linked to the economic prospects of these countries and these households.

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    Article provided by The World Bank in its journal Economic Premise.

    Volume (Year): (2010)
    Issue (Month): 22 (July)
    Pages: 1-10

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    Handle: RePEc:wbk:prmecp:ep22

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    Keywords: gender; equality; financial crisis; demographic; women; girls; low-income countries; low-income households; growth; shocks; jobs; income;

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    1. Sarah Baird & Jed Friedman & Norbert Schady, 2011. "Aggregate Income Shocks and Infant Mortality in the Developing World," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(3), pages 847-856, August.
    2. Avraham Y. Ebenstein & Ethan Jennings Sharygin, 2009. "The Consequences of the "Missing Girls" of China," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 23(3), pages 399-425, November.
    3. Mayra Buvinic & Monica Das Gupta & Ursula Casabonne, 2009. "Gender, Poverty and Demography: An Overview," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 23(3), pages 347-369, November.
    4. Friedman, Jed & Schady, Norbert, 2009. "How many more infants are likely to die in Africa as a result of the global financial crisis ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5023, The World Bank.
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