Gender And Development
course examines the concept of gender as a social construct. The links between
gender and development are explained, as well as theories and the feminist
movement. The course also looks at institutions and how they are gendered,
gender analysis and gender issues such as gender-based violence.
the end of the Course Unit, students should be able to:
the major gender concepts and how gender relates with other social
subjectivities such as sex, race, religion,
laws or policies etc.;
Describe the major theories of gender;
the key political, economic and social aspects influencing and shaping gender
equality and equity and the implications for development; and
Identify, analyse and suggest solutions for
the core gender issues in society.
completion of this course, students should have the knowledge and skills that
will enable them to comprehend and explain gender, undertake gender analysis
and also solve gender issues in society.