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What Do We Mean by ?Feminization of Poverty??

  • Marcelo Medeiros

    ()

    (International Poverty Centre)

  • Joana Costa

    ()

    (International Poverty Centre)

The ?feminization of poverty? is an idea that dates back to the 1970s. It was popularized at the start of the 1990s, not least in research by United Nation agencies. The concept has various meanings, some of which are not entirely consistent with its implicit notion of change. We propose a definition that is in line with many recent studies in the field: the feminization of poverty is a change in poverty levels that is biased against women or female-headed households. (...)

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Paper provided by International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth in its series One Pager with number 58.

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Date of creation: Jul 2008
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Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , July 2008, pages 1-1
Handle: RePEc:ipc:opager:58
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