• Gender
    became later after Women in development was criticised. This paper will address the differences between the GAD and WID to women development. Crucial difference is that GAD approach focus on gender whereas WID focus on women. Although people use these terms interchangeably, they are mistaking...
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  • Social Work
    Women in Development (WID): WID is a special effort to include women as participants in and beneficiaries of development because women, more often than men, have been left out of the development process. Sometimes it has focused on women’s projects rather than being integrated into other development...
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  • Ngoshto
    address this problem called the Women in Development (WID) approach. As the years went by, this approach was criticized. A new approach emerged out of this critique called Gender and Development (GAD) approach. This paper makes two arguments: that GAD is the best approach to address the inequalities...
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  • Women in Development vs. Gender and Development
    address this problem called the Women in Development [WID] approach. As the years went by, this approach was criticized. A new approach emerged out of this critique called Gender and Development [GAD] approach. This paper makes two arguments: that GAD is the best approach to address the inequalities women...
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  • GENDER STUDIES
    Gender and Development (GAD) initiatives are more desirable than Women in Development (WID) endeavours. The Gender and Development (GAD) approach was developed as a response to the failure of WID projects to effect qualitative and long-lasting changes in women’s social status. GAD focuses on social, economic...
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  • Gender
    Women in development (WID) is an approach to development projects that emerged in the 1970s, calling for treatment of women's issues in development projects .The WID perspective evolved in the early 1970s from a ‘liberal’feminist framework and was particularly influential in NorthAmerica. It was a reaction...
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  • Feminism
    at all their work appears inessential. Equality between men and women is not the aim of feminist, it is a misconception that feminist fight for the right of women. It is not just about equality they are fighting for the recognition of their differences from men and fighting for their right against it...
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  • Interaction of Gender Issues and Development
    oppressive to women. As feminist and political theorist Carole Pateman writes, "The patriarchal construction of the difference between masculinity and femininity is the political difference between freedom and subjection." In feminist theory the concept of patriarchy often includes all the social mechanisms...
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  • Women in Development and Gender and Development
    contrast WID and Gad approaches to involvement of women in development.{12} b)Which of the two approaches have contributed more to the involvement of women in development activities?{8} a)According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia,Women in development (WID) is an approach...
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  • Use of Local Language in Schools
    of both women and men (femininity and masculinity). Gender roles and expectations are learned. They can change over time and they vary within and between cultures. Systems of social differentiation such as political status, class, ethnicity, physical and mental disability, age and more, modify gender...
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  • Nigeria and Us Women and Development
    on external issues rather than internal issues, programs like the United States Marshall Plan were created, emphasizing the need to bridge the gap between developing and developed nations. The study of women and development gives an overall perspective of women's development in comparison to other areas...
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  • Gender Studies
    From WID to GAD: Conceptual Shifts in the Women and Development Discourse Shahrashoub Razavi Carol Miller Occasional Paper 1, February 1995 United Nations Research Institute for Social Development United Nations Development Programme The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)...
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  • Understanding Gender and Women’s Studies
    about the characteristics, aptitudes and likely behaviours of both women and men (femininity and masculinity). 1.3 Difference between Sex and Gender Sex is the biological distinction between males and females, whereas, gender is the significance a society attaches to the biological categories of female...
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  • gender and development
    within this modernization discourse are thus inevitably positioned opposite to each other as demonstrated by the ‘Western’ liberal WID approach versus the Marxist/structuralist GAD ideology. Hence this essay argues that the very core ideas of modernity and development should be reconsidered and. Nevertheless...
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  • Gender
    in a project 5 3 Gender approaches in development 5 3.1 Welfare Approach 6 3.2 Women in Development (WID) 6 3.3 Women and Development (WAD) 7 3.4 Gender and Development (GAD) 7 3.5 Gender Mainstreaming 8 4 Understating Gender in Development 9 5 Integrating Gender in Project Planning...
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  • Important Notes for Gender and Development
    ................... 30 Social Justice ........................................................................................................ 31 WID/GAD............................................................................................................... 33 Women's Empowerment................
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  • The Joining Together of Kizito Takawira the 4th Son of Mr &Mrs Takawira of Kwekwe and Catherine Mativenga the 1st Daughter of Mr and Mrs K Mativenga of Chivhu
    39 Reference #6: Practical Gender Needs and Strategic Gender Interests ........................................... 40 Reference #7: Difference between WID and GAD ............................................................................ 41 Reference #8: Approaches to Gender in Development.......
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  • Book Review: the Elusive Agenda: Mainstreaming Women in Development
    policy advocates: the main players who influenced the adoption of the policies in different agencies and countries. Chapter 3 and 4 describes the WID/GAD strategies adopted by the donors and their development partners. Chapter 3 focuses on institutional strategies, whereas chapter 4 goes on to discuss...
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  • Similarities Betwe Wid and Wad in Development
    a) Compare and contrast WID and GAD approaches to the involvement of women in development The W.I.D approach mainly focuses on women and their lack of participation as the main problem. Women subordination is seen in terms of their exclusion from the market sphere and limited access to and control over...
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  • Development Policies of Bangladesh
    has made one of the biggest strides in improving the basic condition of its peoples’ lives (Economist). It has greatly improved the life expectancy “Between 1990 and 2010 life expectancy rose by 10 years, from 59 to 69. Bangladeshis now have a life expectancy four years longer than Indians, despite the...
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