New thinkpiece: Developing a life course approach to women’s rights and gender equality

Policy and programme interventions aimed at achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment frequently focus on particular life stages or age groups of girls or women, without contextualising their specific and interlinked experiences and needs at different times of their lives, particularly during adolescence and in later life.

In this thinkpiece, Kate Horstead considers some of the impacts of structural inequalities across the entire life course, suggesting that this is an important area that needs more research and analysis.

Download the thinkpiece.