Research Papers

Development and Gender Equality: Consequences, Causes, Challenges and Cures

This paper reviews economics literature on the relationship between gender equality and economic development. Stylized facts indicate that women’s roles are, although restricted, in the midst of quite

Author:
Anne Mikkola, Carrie A. Miles
Document
01 Apr 2007

Gender and Property Rights: A Critical Issue in Urban Economic Development

The fundamental premise of this paper is that gender equality in property rights is critical not only as a human rights issue but also as a key driver of overall economic development, particularly i

Author:
Carol S. Rabenhorst, Anjali Bean
Document
01 Jul 2011

Meeting the Shared Challenge - Understanding a Community-led Approach to Health Improvement

To understand a community-led approach to health it is important to understand the wider concept of community-led development. Community-led development is an approach to social change that is based o

Author:
Alan Barr, Jane Dailly
Document
01 Jan 2008

People Speak

Gender: Mainstreaming it in Medical Education An Interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran

TK Sundari Ravindran has a PhD in Applied Economics and is currently professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies,


Dr. Sundari Ravindran

In the interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran talks about the present status of our healthcare system and focuses the importance of gender sensitive medical services. She also discusses about her own experience and highlights the gaps in understandings among medical professionals in regard to gender issues in medicine.

GME Situation Analysis

Integrating Gender in Medical Education

How does medical education respond to gender issues? Is it responsive and sensitive to women 's health concerns? How do subordinate-dominant relations based on caste/class/race/ethnicity and gender

Author:
Amruta Bavadekar, Padma Bhate-Deosthali, Sangeeta Rege
Document
01 Apr 2017

Other Papers

Human Rights and Gender Equality in Health Sector Strategies

Human Rights and Gender Equality in Health Sector Strategies: how to assess policy coherence is designed to support countries as they design and implement national health sector strategies in complian

Author:
United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner
Document
01 Jan 2011

Gender Equality in the Arctic – Current Realities Future Challenges

The conference was held in Akureyri, Iceland on 30-31 October 2014 with 150 participants representing various stakeholders from all member states of the Arctic Council: Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark

Author:
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Iceland
Document
01 Oct 2014

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