In Focus: Gender and Development
Asian Development Bank | June 2011
Rapid economic growth in Asia and the Pacific has sharply reduced the number of people living in extreme poverty. Notwithstanding, gender disparities in terms of life expectancy, educational attainment, and labor force participation, still exist. The global financial crisis caused problems in attaining gender equity and women’s empowerment in the region.
CitationAsian Development Bank. 2011. In Focus: Gender and Development. © Asian Development Bank. http://hdl.handle.net/11540/5363.
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