Contextualizing Gender Within Human Development:. By: Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, HD Consultant Gender Mainstreaming Training UNDP Belarus October 10-11 th , 2005 [email protected] What do you know? What do you understand? What do you agree with ? But as a professional:
Expanding CAPABILITIES: to
Without these, many choices are simply not available, and many opportunities in life remain inaccessible.
Expanding income is an end in itself
Growth does trickle down
income is a means; enhancing people’s capabilities the end
Simultaneous expansion of choices in other dimensions – social, cultural, political - and economic
not accept trickle down as automatic
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Bottom 5 (GDI)
Bottom 5 (GEM)
Sri LankaGDI & GEM: Top and Bottom 5 (2004 HDR)
Watch out for direct or indirect discrimination for either men or women.