Reorienting development: towards and engendered employment strategy

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Selim Jahan;
  • Subject: Development, Gender, Poverty, Economic policies
    • jel: jel:D11 | jel:E31 | jel:I32 | jel:D12 | jel:B41 | jel:O54

Development strategies, in the name of gender-neutral, are gender-blind. The gender blindness of development strategies are derived from the gender-insensitiveness of dominant development paradigms, which, in the name of work, do not make any distinction between product... View more
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