Pakistan: Country Gender Assessment - Overall Gender Analysis

Institutional Document | December 2016

Human capital investments have improved the situation for women in Pakistan in health and education access, as well as economic and political participation.

Price
  • US$27.00 (paperback)

Still, wide gender gaps remain within the context of persistent poverty and gender-biased cultural norms. This publication gives a broad analysis of the women’s situation, describes the institutional efforts made toward closing gender gaps, and identifies enhancements to development programming assistance that could usher in gender equality.

Contents 

  • Tables, Figures, and Boxes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Currency
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Overview
    • Country Background
  • General Indicators
    • Gender Indexes: A Comparative Perspective
    • Agency, Voice, and Participation
    • Gender Dimensions of Human Capital
    • Gender Dimensions of Economic Opportunity and Empowerment
  • Gender Equality Laws and Institutions
    • Gender Equality Laws
    • Gender Equality in Institutions
  • Future Entry Points
    • Entry Points for Development Assistance
  • Appendixes
  • References

Additional Details

Type
Series
Subjects
  • Gender
Countries
  • Pakistan
Pages
  • 154
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • RPT168213-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9257-525-0 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-526-7 (e-ISBN)

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