World development report 2012: Gender equality and development

The World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development argues that closing these gaps is a core development objective in its own right. It is also smart economics. Greater gender equality can enhance productivity, improve development outcomes for the next generation, and make institutions more representative. The authors use a conceptual framework to examine progress to date, and then recommend policy actions.

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Subject area(s): Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Gender equality and inequality

Resource type: Assessments

Resource year: 2012

Publishing entities: World Bank