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The MDGs: Boon or bane for gender equality and women’s rights?

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Manalo, Rosario and Reyes, Melanie (2005) The MDGs: Boon or bane for gender equality and women’s rights? [ Policy Papers; nº 04, 2005, ]

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This article examines the potential positive impacts of the Millenium Development Goals in relation to Women’s Rights, focussing particularly on the situation of Asian Women. The author starts from a critical analysis of the third objective –promoting gender equality and women’s autonomyand further proposes new ways of mainstreaming gender in the rest of the Objectives. By doing so the author takes into consideration some of the proposals of the Interational Women’s Movement. The article calls for the necessity of being creative in promoting gender equity by following the paths opened in the Conference of Beijing more than a decade ago.

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Este artículo es una reflexión acerca de la eficacia de los Objetivos del Milenio en relación a los Derechos de las Mujeres, considerando de manera particular la situación de las mujeres asiáticas. Si bien la autora parte del análisis crítico del Objetivo 3 – promover la igualdad entre los géneros y la autonomía de la mujer-, el artículo propone nuevas vías para la transversalización de género en el resto de los Objetivos, analizando las carencias en su aplicación y presentando algunas de las propuestas que se hacen desde el Movimiento Internacional de Mujeres. Así mismo, se plantean aquí nuevos caminos en la búsqueda de la promoción de la equidad de género iniciados en la Conferencia de Beijing hace ya más de una década.

Item Type:Working Paper or Technical Report
Additional Information:

La presente publicación se enmarca dentro de la celebración del Seminario Internacional: Los Objetivos del Milenio y lasituación de las mujeres asiáticas, organizado por la Unidad de Género del Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales,celebrado en Madrid el 1 de diciembre de 2005 y financiado a través del Programa Antoni de Montserrat 2005, concedido anualmente por Casa Asia.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Millennium Development Goals (MDG); Women; Asia; Development
Palabras clave (otros idiomas):Objetivos del Milenio (ODM); Mujeres; Asia; Desarrollo
Subjects:Social sciences > Sociology > Feminism
Social sciences > Sociology > Minorities
Series Name:Policy Papers
Volume:2005
Number:04
ID Code:11866
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