Gender Planning and Development: Theory, Practice and Training

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Routledge, 1993 - Science - 285 pages
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This book describes the development of gender planning as a legitimate planning tradition in its own right. It highlights gender planning as a new tradition whose goal is to ensure that women, through empowering themselves, achieve equalityand equity with men in developing societies. The author explores the relationship between gender and development, and gives a comprehensive introduction to Thirld World gender policy and practice. The book also describes the conceptual rationale for a new planing tradition based on gender and needs, and identifies methodological procedures, tools and techniques to integrate gender into planning processes. It emphasizes the role training plays in creating gender awareness, and put forward the entry points for women's organizations to negotiate for women's needs at household, civil society, the state and global levels. (Adapted from publisher's abstract).

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Moser is Lead Specialist in Social Development in the Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Department for the Latin American and Caribbean Region at the World Bank, Washington, DC.

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