gender position


The term ‘gender position’ refers to women’s social and economic standing in society relative to men, such as female/male disparities in wages and employment opportunities, unequal representation in the political process, unequal ownership of land and property, and vulnerability to violence (i.e. strategic gender need/interests).

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United Nations Development Programme – UNDP (2001). Gender in Development Programme: Learning & Information Pack. Available at: