Women’s Issues in The Developing            World    - Gender Inequality -       Vemala Devi Balakrishnan       FS HN 342 ...
Is plough agriculture the reason?   http://www.superstock.com/stock-photos-images/1566-968455
Forms of discriminationsRestriction on education• Slow economic growth   – Low level of skills and     specialization• Low...
Forms of discriminationsLimited job opportunities• Restricted employments of   non- agricultural jobs   – Low-wage   – Par...
Forms of discriminationsFood denial• Food amount decreases  when a mother gives birth  to girl baby.• Men eat first• Malnu...
Gender inequality is morally             unacceptable• Rights  – Education  – Food• Justice  – Preferential treatments
Conclusion
References•   Alesina, A. F., Giuliano, P., & Nunn, N. (2011, May). ON THE ORIGINS OF GENDER ROLES: Women and the Plough. ...
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Women's Issues in the Developing World - Gender Inequality

  1. 1. Women’s Issues in The Developing World - Gender Inequality - Vemala Devi Balakrishnan FS HN 342 (Summer 2012)
  2. 2. Is plough agriculture the reason? http://www.superstock.com/stock-photos-images/1566-968455
  3. 3. Forms of discriminationsRestriction on education• Slow economic growth – Low level of skills and specialization• Low salary, food insecurity• Low quality of child welfare – Illness – malnutrition http://www.un.org/cyberschoolbus/briefing/girl/index.htm
  4. 4. Forms of discriminationsLimited job opportunities• Restricted employments of non- agricultural jobs – Low-wage – Part-time• Limited agricultural resources• Consequence – Financial crisis – Food insecurity – Slow economic growth http://hight3ch.com/do-women-earn-less-than-men/
  5. 5. Forms of discriminationsFood denial• Food amount decreases when a mother gives birth to girl baby.• Men eat first• Malnutrition http://mehreenkasana.wordpress.com/2011/03/
  6. 6. Gender inequality is morally unacceptable• Rights – Education – Food• Justice – Preferential treatments
  7. 7. Conclusion
  8. 8. References• Alesina, A. F., Giuliano, P., & Nunn, N. (2011, May). ON THE ORIGINS OF GENDER ROLES: Women and the Plough. Retrieved July 31, 2012, from The National Bureau of Economic Research: http://www.nber.org/papers/w17098.pdf?new_window=1• Bjorgen, K. (2011, January 1). Women’s Education Level and its Impact on their attitudes towards children’s health development. 181(1): 73-87 Retrieved 2012, July 31 from Early Child Development & Care: http://web.ebscohost.com.proxy.lib.iastate.edu/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=ad3ef112-98cb-4d39-a7b7- 8ee452effc5a%40sessionmgr115&vid=1&hid=105• Gayen,K., & Raeside,.R., (2012, March 13). Communicative actions, women’s degree of social connectedness and child mortality in rural Bangladesh. 36(6): 827-834. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from Child: Care, Health & Development: http://web.ebscohost.com.proxy.lib.iastate.edu/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=c03765d6-d2ea-4bbb-aa29- 1057a11d84f3%40sessionmgr113&vid=1&hid=105• Irin. (2011, September 22). NEPAL: Gender discrimination fuels malnutrition. Retrieved July 31 from IRIN: http://www.irinnews.org/Report/93788/NEPAL-Gender-discrimination-fuels-malnutrition• Klasen, S., & Lamanna, F. (2008, August 15). The Impact of Gender Inequality in Education and Employment on. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from European Development Research Network: http://www.eudnet.net/download/wp/EUDN2008_10.pdf• Raj,A., Sabarwal,S. & Decker, M. (2012, August 1). Abuse from In-Laws during Pregnancy and Post-Partum: Qualitative and Quantitative Findings from Low-Income Mothers of Infants in Mumbai, India. 15: 700-712. Retrieved July 31, 2012, from Maternal & Child Health Journal: http://web.ebscohost.com.proxy.lib.iastate.edu/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=0337e87f-215d-4589-b3d9- 3256d19ae381%40sessionmgr114&vid=2&hid=105• RedheadInfidel. (2007, January 30). Islamic Practices That Demean Women & Abuse Girls. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bynld68XNB0• UN Women. (2011, October 30). Facts and Figures on Rural Women. Retrieved July 31 from UN Women: http://www.unwomen.org/infocus/rural-women-facts-and-figures/• VOASouthAsia(2012, January 26). India’s “Angry Brides” and the Problem of Dowry. Retrieved July 30, 2012, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTaiYNZfK14

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