Development in an insecure and gendered world : the by Jacqueline Leckie

By Jacqueline Leckie

The Millennium statement was once followed by way of the United international locations basic meeting in 2000 and particular ambitions have been set to eliminate key difficulties in human improvement through 2015. This assortment focuses particularly at the ambitions in terms of gender matters which are complex for ladies. the main appropriate and contentious is that of marketing gender equality and empowering girls. The booklet offers an summary of this and investigates literature that considers how gender is principal to attaining the opposite targets. The members distinctively reflect on gender within the context of human defense (or insecurity); the relief and removing of clash would appear to be valuable to reaching ambitions. one of many significant subject matters of this assortment is whether or not gender lack of confidence has been exacerbated in an more and more insecure international. The booklet considers not just army and civilian clash within the modern period but additionally defense within the broader experience of human improvement, similar to environmental, reproductive and financial protection.

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Truong, T. S. , Wieringa, S. and Chhachhi, A. (eds), Engendering Human Security. Feminist Perspectives (London: Zed Books), 169–188. , Wieringa, S. and Chhachhi, A. (eds) (2006), Engendering Human Security. Feminist Perspectives (London: Zed Books). UN Millennium Project. (2005), Investing in Development. A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals (New York, London: Earthscan). UNDP (1994), Human Development Report (New York, London: Oxford University Press). pdf> accessed 8 May 2009.

1 Mainstreaming the MDGs at New York Fashion Week Several authors in this book question gender mainstreaming. This development strategy was affirmed at the 1995 Beijing UN Conference on women and endorsed by the UN and other key development agencies. Parpart builds upon earlier work (Parpart, Rai and Staudt 2002) to directly challenge mainstream notions of gender empowerment. Akram–Lodhi engages with this, advocating the need to deepen efforts at gender mainstreaming into international institutions, bilateral donor agencies and partners.

Kurian, R. , Wieringa, S. and Chhachhi, A. (eds), Engendering Human Security. Feminist Perspectives (London: Zed Books), 147–168. Long, N. and Long, A. (eds) (1992), Battlefields of Knowledge: The Interlocking of Theory and Practice in Development Research (London: Routledge). McKenzie Aucoin, P. V. and Luker, V. (eds), Telling Pacific Lives. Prisms of Process (Canberra: ANU E–Press), 85–92. Munkler, H. (2005), The New Wars (Cambridge: Polity Press). cfm>. Development, Gender and Security in a New Millennium 27 Neuhold, B.

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