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Gender and the Millennium Development Goals

Edited By Caroline Sweetman
ISBN: 9780855985509
This collection focuses on the Millennium Development Goals from a gender perspective. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of this way of understanding and addressing poverty, and suggests ways of strengthening the approach by using key insights and approaches associated with the struggle to establish and uphold the rights of women.

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  • Synopsis
    This collection of articles focuses on the Millennium Development Goals from a gender perspective. It examines the strengths and weaknesses of this way of understanding and addressing poverty, and suggests ways of strengthening the approach by using key insights and approaches associated with the thirty-year struggle to establish and uphold the rights of women. Contributions to this volume include articles on women’s rights, health, and education. Among the authors are Naila Kabeer, Noeleen Heyzer, Ceri Hayes, and Peggy Antrobuus.
  • Table of Contents
    Editorial
    Making the Links: Women’s Rights and Empowerment are Key to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: Noeleen Heyzer
    The Education MDGs: Achieving gender equality through curriculum and pedagogy change: Sheila Aikman, Elaine Unterhalter and Chloe Challender
    Not a sufficient condition:the limited relevance of the gender MDG to women’s progress: Robert Johnson
    Major Distraction Gimmicks? A view of the MDGs from the Caribbean: Peggy Antrobus
    Gender equality and women's empowerment: a critical analysis of the third Millennium Development Goal: Naila Kabeer
    Out of the Margins: The MDGs Through a CEDAW Lens: Ceri Hayes
    Where to for Women’s Movements and the MDGs? : Carol Barton
    Linking women’s human rights and the MDGs: an agenda for 2005 from the UK Gender and Development Network (GADN): Genevieve Renard Painter for the GAD Network
    Approaches to reducing Maternal Mortality: Oxfam and the MDGs: Arabella Fraser
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    Editor Caroline Sweetman
    Number of Pages 112
    Format Paperback / softback