women in development (WID)

Definition

Women in development (WID) is an approach that calls for greater attention to women in development policy and practice, and emphasises the need to integrate them into the development process.

See also: gender and development (GAD)

Propose an update

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/1433