Women, Development, and the UN by
Call Number: 341.271:140 J255 Location:UN Corner B.121
Publication Date: 2005, UN Intellectual History Project
Synthesizing insights from the extensive literature on women and development and from her own broad experience, internationally noted development economist and activist Devaki Jain reviews the evolution of the UN's programs aimed at benefiting the women of developing nations and the impact of women's ideas about rights, equality, and social justice on UN thinking and practice regarding development. The book highlights the contributions of the four global women's conferences in Mexico City, Copenhagen, Nairobi, and Beijing in raising awareness, building confidence, spreading ideas, and creating alliances.