Atlas of Gender and Development



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Publisher: OECD
ISBN13: 9789264075207
Category: Social Science
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Type: Print edition
How Social Norms Affect Gender Equality in non-OECD Countries

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Gender inequality holds back not just women but the economic and social development of entire societies. Overcoming discrimination is important in the fight against poverty in developing countries and for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Tackling these inequalities is not easy: in many countries, discrimination against women is deeply rooted in social institutions such as the family and the law. These long-lasting codes of conduct, norms, traditions, and informal and formal laws determine gender  outcomes in education, health, political representation and labour markets.


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