intra-household resource distribution

Definition

The dynamics of how different resources that are generated within or which come into the household are accessed and controlled by its members. Unequal power relations between women and men tend to disadvantage women.

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Source(s)

Reeves, H., and Baden, S. (2000). Gender and Development: Concepts and Definitions, Brighton, Institute of Development Studies.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1266