A focus on inequalities should mean a gendered perspective on poverty


As patterns of poverty and inequality change, our understanding of development is challenged. All human societies are organised along gender lines, says Caroline Sweetman. Unequal power and gender roles permeate the lives of all women and girls.

“The very pervasiveness of gender inequality demands that policymakers should focus on it as a central concern.”

Read the introduction of the latest issue of Gender & Development on Taylor & Francis Online.