SDG5 gender equality and empowerment of women and girls / Umesh Chandra Pandey (Indira Gandhi National Open University, India), and Chhabi Kumar (Rani Durgavati University, India)

Conventional development planning lacks sensitivity to the female experience. Tackling gendered discrimination and the exclusion of women, SDG5 aims to 'achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.' This book considers the current state of play and identifies the trends, driver...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Authors: Pandey, Umesh Chandra (Author), Kumar, Chhabi (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019.
Series:Concise guides to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prelims
  • Chapter 1: Background
  • Chapter 2: Understanding Gender Inequality
  • Chapter 3: Gender Inequalities as a Social, Economic and Political Challenge of Our Times
  • Chapter 4: Drivers and Indicators of Gender Inequality
  • Chapter 5: Gender Inequalities in Developing, Middle Income and Developed Countries
  • Chapter 6: Women and the Sustainable Development Agenda: A Historical Perspective
  • Chapter 7: The Relationship of SDG5 to Other Goals
  • Chapter 8: Policy Action for Gender Equality
  • Chapter 9: Some Reflections on Inequalities
  • References
  • Index.