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

November 2018

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.

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Putting gender in political economy analysis: why it matters and how to do it

Putting gender in political economy analysis: why it matters and how to do it

May 2018

Political economy analysis can help practitioners to understand the distribution of power and resources in a society and the implications for their programmatic objectives. However, political economy analysis has overwhelmingly ignored one of the most pervasive systems of power in society – that of gender. A gendered political economy analysis explicitly examines how gender and other social inequalities shape people’s access to power and resources, and ensures that the perspectives of women inform the process, content and use of the analysis.

Download the Guidance Note here.

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