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Women, Development, and the UN a Sixty-Year Quest for Equality and Justice.

In this book, internationally noted development economist and activist Devaki Jain synthesizes insights from the extensive literature on women and development and her own broad experiences. Jain reviews the 60-year 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 development and thinking. The history Jain chronicles reveals both the achievements of committed networks of women in partnership with the UN and the urgent work remaining to bring equality and justice to the world and.

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  • "In this book, internationally noted development economist and activist Devaki Jain synthesizes insights from the extensive literature on women and development and her own broad experiences. Jain reviews the 60-year 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 development and thinking. The history Jain chronicles reveals both the achievements of committed networks of women in partnership with the UN and the urgent work remaining to bring equality and justice to the world and."@en
  • "Shows how women's contributions have changed and shaped development thought and practice at the UN."@en
  • ""Devaki Jain opens the doors of the United Nations and shows how it has changed the female half of the world -- and vice versa. Women, Development, and the UN is a book that every global citizen, government leader, journalist, academic, and self-respecting woman should read." -- Gloria Steinem"Devaki Jain's book nurtures your optimism in this terrible war-torn decade by describing how women succeeded in empowering both themselves and the United Nations to work toward a global leadership inspired by..."@en

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