Gender equality and women's empowerment: a critical analysis of the third millennium development goal

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01 Mar 2005

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This article discusses the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG), on gender equality and women's empowerment. It explores the concept of women's empowerment and highlights ways in which the indicators associated with this Goal - on education, employment, and political participation - can contribute to it. This article is hosted by our co-publisher Taylor & Francis. For the full table of contents for this and previous issues of this journal, please visit the Gender and Development website.