Preparation Questions for the next two writing assignments: Weeks 7 &8.
Study the following Questions towards the next set of assignments
Sections A and B will be a take-home assignment for Week 7.
I will identify the questions for each quiz when they are
MDGs and Gender equality - summary
There are many issues of gender concern that cannot be subjected to measurable goals and
indicators and which are fundamental to achievement of equitable human development for
women and men. These are related more to the
Global Gender Research: Introduction
Analysis of the historical, economic, political and cultural issues that have shaped womens
experiences and thereby, the current gender concerns in different regions;
Bringing to light the link between gender r
Conceptual Frameworks and Approaches for Addressing Gender Inequality:
Why do gender concerns persist, even in the most developed countries?
In spite of all these policies, gender concerns still persist in many parts of the world because the
What have we learnt so far about Gender Inequality?
Gender Concerns are multifaceted but universal and therefore transnational.
So women can be similar and also different (explain?).
Different regions (populations) experience different kinds of gender pro
Explaining Similarities and Differences in Observed Gender Concerns
Three levels of exposition on how to identify Gender Concerns:
(i) Gender statistics/indicators from development reports (Human Development Reports)
(ii) Atlas of Women in the World, mapp
Statistical Exercise: MDG Goals 1 and 3: Womens Work, Income Poverty and gender equality
Compile the following statistics from five countries in your region:
womens labor force participation rate
womens participation in non- agriculture (industry and/or
Progress and Challenges of Addressing Gender Concerns
Colonialism and the History of gender inequalities in developing countries
First World countries industrialized, developed, modern states, mainly hinged on capitalist development
models; Based in the n
Week 10 Assignment: MDGs and Gender study questions-with answers
Please read the power-points and summaries and answer the following questions:
i. What are the basic reasons why the MDGS were developed?
ii. When and where were the MDGs adopted?
iii. How m
Why are we concerned about Gender Indicators?
Gender Indicators are a powerful tool to assess the human development as well as economic
development of nations. This is because it has been shown that inequality between women and
men in so