Gender, poverty, and sustainable development

towards a holistic framework of understanding and action
  • 168 Pages
  • 1.25 MB
  • English
Engender, UNDP , Singapore
Women -- Asia -- Economic conditions., Women in development -- Asia., Poor women -- Asia -- Economic conditions., Environmental policy -- Asia., Asia -- Economic po



StatementVivienne Wee, Noeleen Heyzer ; assisted by Aileen Kwa ... [et al.].
ContributionsHeyzer, Noeleen., Kwa, Aileen., Engender (Organization), United Nations Development Programme.
LC ClassificationsHQ1742 .W44 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 168 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL960555M
ISBN 109810069936
LC Control Number95948232

Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of gender, poverty, and development continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences.

Moreover, as the formal end of the Millennium Development Goals era.

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Gender Equality and Sustainable Development calls for policies, investments and initiatives in sustainable development that recognize women’s knowledge, agency and decision-making as fundamental. Four key sets of issues - work and industrial production; population and reproduction; food and agriculture, and water, sanitation and energy Cited by: Spotlight on SDG 1: Gender differences in poverty and household composition through the life cycle This short paper, produced by UN Women and the World Bank, draws on work commissioned by UN Women to inform its flagship reports, “ Turning promises into action: Gender equality in the Agenda for Sustainable Development ” and the upcoming.

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Abstract Poverty, environment, social development, and gender are important cross-cutting themes of the World Bank and government investment programs, especially within the Sustainable Development. Inthe UN member states expanded the list of human rights to include a right to development “by virtue of which every human person and all peoples are entitled to participate in, contribute to, and enjoy economic, social, cultural and political development” (United Nations General Assembly ).

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | SEXUAL AND GENDER MINORITIES AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In SeptemberUnited Nations General Assembly Resolution 70/1 outlined the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs - a set of 17 goals and targets to advance sustainable development.

Poverty and gender inequality are incompatible with sustainable development. We need to ensure that more economic resources flow into the hands of poor people, especially women.

Women for example, make up half of the world’s agricultural work force: They need legal and social support for land ownership, tenure and inheritance.

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Development Assistance Committee (DAC),‘Gender, Analysis in Development Planning: A Case Book, Kumarian Press. This book examines the complex links between poverty and inequality between women and men.

It shows how gender inequalities impact on men’s, women’s and children’s experiences of poverty, and demonstrates the importance of integrating gender analysis into every aspect of development initiatives.

This open access book analyses the interplay of sustainable development and human rights from different perspectives including fight against poverty, health, gender equality, working conditions, climate change and the role of private actors.

Each aspect is addressed from a more human rights-focused angle and a development-policy angle. Poverty eradication is addressed in Chapter II of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (), which stressed that eradicating poverty is the greatest global challenge facing the world today and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development, particularly for developing countries.

This discussion paper provides an updated analysis of gendered economic inequality in high- and middle-income countries. A review of the literature demonstrates that such an analysis needs to explicitly recognize that gender, poverty, and (economic) inequality are intrinsically linked.

It was produced for UN Women’s flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women ”, and also released. This joint publication from the Asian Development Bank and the Asian Development Bank Institute features selected papers from the September conference on the social and environmental impact of the global economic crisis on Asia and the Pacific, especially on the poor and vulnerable.

The publication is designed with the needs of policy makers in mind, utilizing field, country, and thematic. Every month, the SDG Book Club uses books as a tool to encourage children ages to interact with the principles of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a curated reading list.

In this regard, the Agenda for Sustainable Development is more ambitious envisaging the eradication of poverty, the systematic tack-ling of climate change and building peaceful, resilient, equitable and inclusive societies.

The Agenda, unlike the MDGs, has a stand-alone Goal on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Pedagogical Resources. Girls Into Science- A training module on motivating girls to embark on careers in science and technology.; Chakra The Invincible- A comic adventure to support Sustainable Development Goal 5.; Little Leaders - Bold Women In Black History- Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world’s history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who.

The worlds developing countries will be experiencing massive increases in their urban populations over the 21st century.

If managed intelligently and humanely, this growth can pave the way to sustainable development; otherwise, it will favour higher levels of poverty and environmental stress. The outcome depends on decisions being made now. The principal theme that runs through this.

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Nov 3, This paper focuses on the relationship of trade, on the one hand, with gender and poverty, on the other,within the context of the human development paradigm. Specifically, it examines the impact. Literature Review on Gender, Environment, and Poverty: A Political Ecology Approach.

Annex 3: Summary of the Online Discussion on Linking Gender, Poverty, and Environment for Sustainable Development, May 2—J Annex 4: Summary of Ethiopia Participatory Rural Appraisal Report.

Annex 5: Summary of Ghana Participatory Rural. In this book, Naila Kabeer brings together a set of arguments, findings and lessons from the development literature which help to explain why gender equality merits specific attention from policy-makers, practitioners, researchers and other stakeholders committed to the pursuit of pro-poor and human-centred t of gender inequalities in the distribution of resources 5/5(1).

2 Sustainable Development Goals Byeradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $ a day Byreduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in.

Book Description. Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic law. It is also an essential component of development policies which seek to adequately respond to the multidimensional deprivations faced by the poor in order to improve socio-economic well-being and advance the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Poverty and sustainable development in Asia: impacts and responses to the global economic crisis. Mandaluyong City, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 1. Economic crisis. Poverty.

Sustainable development. Asia. Asian Development Bank. The views expressed in this book are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect. Gender equality is rightly seen as crucial to sustainable development, with its own Sustainable Development Goal (Goal 5).

Yet the interconnections between environmental sustainability and women's empowerment have often been overlooked in practice – particularly in. Sustainable Development (UNCSD) and its cross-cutting work on gender. It aims to increase understanding of the role of women in maintaining the three pillars – economic, social and environmental – of sustainable development.

The report has been prepared by the OECD Horizontal Programme on. 12 Sustainable Development, Poverty, and Inequality in a °C Warmer World 13 14 Limiting global warming to °C rather than 2°C would make it markedly easier to achieve many 15 aspects of sustainable development, with greater potential to eradicate poverty and reduce inequalities 16 (medium evidence, high agreement).

Impacts avoided with. Asian Development Bank. Gender equality and food security—women’s empowerment as a tool against hunger Mandaluyong City, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 1. Gender Equality. 2. Food Security 3.

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Asian Development Bank. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the.As one of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s publications on gender mainstreaming in key development issues, this book will be of interest to those working to achieve gender equality, peace, democracy and sustainable development, particularly in situations of armed and other forms of conflict.2.

However, in gender-unequal situations women often lack access to household income and have less control over household resources, meaning that using household-level data limits our ability to clearly establish how many women versus men live in extreme poverty.