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The Elusive Agenda: Mainstreaming Women in Development

By: R Jahan

144 pages, Tabs

Zed Books

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #36921 | ISBN: 1856492745
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Hardback | Jan 1995 | #36922 | ISBN: 1856492737
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About this book

Reviews the progress achieved in making gender a central concern in the development process.


Introduction: women's agenda; perspectives from the South; the donors' response; analytical framework; data; organization of the study. The policy objectives and advocates: the policy objectives and approaches; policy targets; policy advocates. Institutional strategies: responsibility; accountability; co-ordination; monitoring; evaluation; personnel policy. Operational strategies: guidelines; training; research; special projects; analytical tools; country programming; macro policies; policy dialogue. Measuring progress: mainstreaming women in agency resources; mainstreaming women in agency discourse; gender equality; empowerment. Future challenges: achievements; future priorities.

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