This book synthesizes IFPRI's recent work on the role of gender in household decisionmaking in developing countries, provides evidence on how reducing gender gaps can contribute to improved food security, health, and nutrition in developing countries, and gives examples of interventions that actually work to reduce gender disparities. It is an accessible, easy-to-read synthesis of the gender research that IFPRI has undertaken in the 1990s.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Southern Asia, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Africa, Ethiopia, Ghana, Zambia
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2003Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa, Ethiopia
There is renewed interest in the intrahousehold allocation of welfare, particularly among economists studying poor countries where even slight differences in the allocation of household resources can have dramatic consequences on child and female nutrition, morbidity, and mortality (Haddad and Hoddinott 1994; Rose 1999; Dercon and Krishnan 2000). The evidence collected so far tends to demonstrate that the allocation of consumption and leisure among household members varies systematically with their relative contributions to household total income (Thomas 1990; Alderman et al.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2012Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia
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