Welcome to the INSTRAW LIBRARY, a compilation of around 600 publications produced by the former UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW), which served as the leading UN institute devoted to research, training and knowledge management to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment. INSTRAW, along with DAW, OSAGI and UNIFEM, came together in 2010 to establish the present UN Women.

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The Legacy of INSTRAW

In addition to the INSTRAW Library, the UN Women Training Centre presents the publication “The legacy of INSTRAW in promoting the rights of women. A historical record of the Institute between 1976 and 2010”, which intends to pay tribute to the story of INSTRAW as well as to the women’s movements and governments which supported it.

ID: 1996-R-GOV-GLO
Reference: Gender Concepts in Development Planning: Basic Approach. (1996). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1996

This publication examines the gender concepts and promotes the participation of women in development planning. It promotes the consideration of gender issues as a way of furthering the mission of the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women reflecting the new ethic sustainable development. It offers the invitation to consider that at the heart of the gender and development nexus is the world of equal opportunities for all.

Instraw's Mandate: Research
Theme: Governance and planning
Keywords: Women and development, Equality, Gender concepts
Geographic Area: Global
Languages: English
Type of Product: Report
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE