Getting to Equal: Promoting Gender Equality through Human Development

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Author/Publisher: The World Bank, 2011
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This paper outlines a comprehensive approach to gender equality, including education as one of the elements. Gender equality is discussed from a market-based approach, considering the effects of women's rights on development and growth overall. The authors argue that in addition to targeted financing, timely and reliable data across countries on gender-specific indicators are necessary to monitor progress and identify trouble spots.This paper includes a few examples and case studies based on a sampling of Bank-supported activities.



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