Introduction to Gender, Economic Development and Poverty Reduction
AbstractThis paper presents define and explain the concepts gender and gender equality, explains the relationship between the gender inequality and poverty, discusses the importance of the gender issues in the economic development and also discuss the importance of linking gender to Millennium Development Goals (MGDs). The paper describes that the both poverty and gender inequality are correlated, as poverty exacerbates the gender inequality while the gender inequality exacerbates the poverty and describes the importance of the gender issues in the economic development and MGDs.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 689.
Date of creation: Nov 2005
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Gender; Gender and Development; Gender Inequality and Poverty; Gender Equity;
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- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
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- NEP-ALL-2006-11-12 (All new papers)
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