gender and development

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Approach focussing on the socially constructed basis of differences and unequal relations between women and men, emphasising the need to challenge existing gender roles and relations and recognises women’s and men’s contribution to development.

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European Union (2005), Glossary of Gender and Development Terms, in Toolkit on Mainstreaming Gender Equality in EC Development Cooperation (Chapter 1, section 3). Available at: https://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/sites/devco/files/toolkit-mainstreaming-g...  

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1144