05 March 2012

Quote of the Day: Development for Women

While on the subject of gender and development, here is Andrea Cornwall in the Guardian today:
If women and girls are really to be put at the heart of development efforts, a good place to begin is to ask not what women and girls can do for development, but what development might do for them. It's almost 20 years since the fourth world women's conference in Beijing set out a Platform for Action. It's time to revisit and revitalise those commitments.
Do read her full OpEd; it is worth it.