Making the Human Development Index (HDI) gender-sensitive

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Abstract

The Human Development Index (HDI) has become a widely used measure for understanding patterns of socio-economic development. This article argues that it could be greatly improved by incorporating sex-disaggregated data, to reveal the different socio-economic contributions and situations of men and women within each country.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGender in development organisations
EditorsCaroline SWEETMAN
PublisherOxfam
Pages60-61
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9780855983659
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997
Externally publishedYes

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