Episode 6 Gender and development Part 4 – Women In Development

By Haroon Akram-Lodhi

Gender relations shape our everyday lives in ways that we do and do not always see. They have a profound effect on our capacity to live the lives to which we aspire, and so we need to better understand them and the consequences that they foster.

In the 1970s and 1980s efforts to improve the social and economic status of women led to the Women in Development approach to social change.