ERIC Number: ED385465
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Women in Development. Report, FYs 1991 and 1992.
Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC. Office of Women in Development.
This report describes the progress made by AID (Agency for International Development) in mainstreaming attention to gender throughout its strategies and programs to increase the overall effectiveness of its development assistance. The highlights from fiscal years 1991 and 1992 illustrate both the impact achieved and the momentum gained. Divided into two parts, part 1, "Strengthening Gender Focus throughout A.I.D.," contains the following: (1) "The WID Office: Women in Development"; (2) "A.I.D. Regional Bureaus and Missions (including Bureaus for Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin American and the Caribbean, and the Near East)"; and (3) "Monitoring and Evaluation: Making Women Count." Part 2, "Applying Lessons Learned, FYs 1991-1992," includes: (1) "The Private Sector: Expanding Women's Income Options (Women and Microenterprise and Women and Agribusiness)"; (2) "Education: Closing the Gender Gap"; (3) "Environment and Natural Resources Management: Gender Issues"; (4) "Democracy and Governance: Increasing Women's Participation"; (5) "Health and Nutrition: Focusing on Women's Needs"; (6) "Population: Women, Men, and Families"; and (7) "Participant Training." (EH)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Developing Nations, Developmental Programs, Economic Development, Economic Impact, Females, Human Capital, Human Resources, Labor, Labor Force Development, Sustainable Development, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Office of Women in Development, Bureau for Research and Development, Room 714, SA-18, U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, DC 20523-1816.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC. Office of Women in Development.
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