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Gender dimensions of population and development in South-East Asia

Gender dimensions of population and development in South-East Asia

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in development -- Southeast Asia,
  • Women -- Social conditions -- Southeast Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGender dimensions of population and development in Southeast Asia
    StatementEconomic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    SeriesAsian population studies series -- no. 150
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16972931M
    ISBN 109211199271

    Transgenderism and Gender Pluralism in Southeast Asia since Early Modern Times thirds of the way through the book and then only in a footnote (Stoler , n. 93 [sic 97]). tion of gender pluralism generally—in the context of South-east Asian modernity projects. These processes have not been all-encompassing, uniform, or. The evolution and history of women in Asia coincide with the evolution and history of Asian continent itself. They also correspond with the cultures that developed within the women can be categorically grouped as women from the Asian subregions of Central Asia, East Asia, North Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Western Asia (aka The Middle East).

    Our growing population In , five years after the founding of the United Nations, world population was estimated at around billion people. It reached 5 billion in and 6 billion in Asia is the largest and most populous of earth's continents and its located in both the northern and eastern hemispheres. Asia comprises a full 30% of the world's land area with 60% of the world's current population. It also has the highest growth rate today, and its population almost quadrupled during the 20th century. The estimated population for Asia in is billion.

    Asia (/ ˈ eɪ ʒ ə, ˈ eɪ ʃ ə / ()) is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern shares the continental landmass of Eurasia with the continent of Europe and the continental landmass of Afro-Eurasia with both Europe and covers an area of 44,, square kilometres (17,, sq mi), about 30% of Earth's total. In the past 15 years, there has been a notable increase in research on and interest in sexuality, masculinity, domestic violence, gender inequities in South Asia, yet the dimensions of men’s and women’s concepts of masculinity and sexuality, changing patterns of gender roles, and the nature of violence remain partly understood.


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Get this from a library. Gender dimensions of population and development in South-East Asia. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;]. The population density in Asia is people per Km 2 ( people per mi 2), calculated on a total land area of 31, Km2 (11, sq.

miles). See also Population of Asia. Gender, Population and Environment in the Context of Deforestation: A Malaysian Case Study. The Community-Based Approach in South and South-East Asia; The Global Political Economy of REDD+: Engaging Social Dimensions in the Emerging Green Economy Debates and Controversies on Environment, Population and Development - Case Study: Sarawak.

Understanding what causes such great gender disparity within South Asia is the next pressing question for researchers. This paper-a product of Poverty and Human Resources, Development Research Group-is part of a larger effort in the group to understand the determinants of gender differentials.

Naila Kabeer (Bengali: নায়লা কবির; born 28 January ) is an Indian-born British Bangladeshi social economist, research fellow and writer. She is also the president elect of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE), her tenure will be to She is on the editorial committee of journals such as Feminist Economist, Development and Change, Gender Alma mater: London School of Economics.

According to the UN estimate, there were billion men in Asia and the Middle East incompared with a female population of billion. The population gap -- a staggering million. Gender statistics inform policy and programme decisions, and are critical for effective monitoring and analyses of gender gains and gaps.

Yet, eighteen years after the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPFA) clearly laid out twelve priority areas that highlighted the importance of making available data on women and men, the need and demand for gender statistics continue to grow and.

With a younger population, growing affluence, and people that are increasingly tech-savvy, the internet population in Southeast Asia is expected to swell from million to.

Table 2 shows the correlations and descriptive statistics for all the variables and Table 3 reports the results of the path analysis. First, gender equity has significant positive effects on women in legislature (β =p development has an unexpected negative effect on women in.

The role of gender in South Asia. From many perspectives women in South Asia find themselves in subordinate positions to men and are socially, culturally, and economically dependent on them. 3 Women are largely excluded from making decisions, have limited access to and control over resources, are restricted in their mobility, and are often under threat of violence from male relatives.

Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific: A Companion to the World Development Report FAO. The State of Food and Agriculture If women had the same access to productive resources as men in agriculture, they could increase yields on their farms by 20.

Gender gaps in Asia-Pacific: Trends and projections APESO - Facts & figures. Gender gaps in Asia-Pacific: Trends and projections.

While the employment-to-population ratio of Asia and the Pacific continues to rank highest among the world’s regions, the decline over time is. The report establishes a baseline for governments and policy makers to monitor and accelerate progress towards gender equality commitments in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs).

It identifies data gaps and underscores the necessity of heightened urgency to improve production and use of gender statistics for evidence-based SDG localization. In South Asia, a preference for sons means that the girl child must struggle twice as hard to survive and fulfill her potential.

If the girl child manages to overcome health issues and gets a basic education, it is unlikely she will escape child marriage – in the region, 1 in 2 girls are married before the age of gender equality and empowerment have become accepted norms in any discussion on development.

The gender neutral approaches hitherto adopted have been questioned by the recognition of the asymmetrical impact of development, and poverty on women and men (Tinker, ; Waring, ).

Gender inequalities are a global phenomena, with. sex selection has been notably increasing in the India and Nepal like South Asian countries.

It is the practice of determining the sex of a fetus early on in pregnancy (most commonly using ultrasound imaging technology), and selectively aborting “less desirable” female fetuses, in exchange for the opportunity to “try again” for a “more desirable” male child. Population ageing and its gender dimensions: the direct and indirect impacts on women (A synthesis of literature with evidence from the Asia-Pacific region) Sharita Serrao (Study conducted at the Asian Institute of Technology, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Thailand, as part of UN Sabbatical Leave Programme).

Southern, Eastern, and South-Eastern Asia is a diverse, densely populated region with billion inhabitants, making up 55% of the world population. Inmillion new cancer cases and million cancer deaths were estimated in the region, corresponding to around half of the cancer burden.

Gender Roles, and Domestic Violence in South Asia. New York: Population Council. The Population Council confronts critical health and development issues—from stopping the spread of HIV to improving reproductive health and ensuring that young people lead full and productive lives.

Through. The Power of Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future ASIA About the Report The State of the World Population Report, The Power of Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future, discusses the enormous potential for economic growth and social development in countries with large youth populations, given the right investments in human and social.

Book review of "Exploring the gender dimensions of the global health workforce", a compilation of case studies from various perspectives on the contribution of women to health-care delivery and participation in the health workforce. Equity, equal opportunities, gender and organization performance pdf, kb.POPULATION, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND GENDER EQUALITY 76 A.

Introduction 77 B. Demographic dynamics 78 C. Population and the environment: policies and consequences 82 D. Broadening the population agenda 89 INVESTMENTS FOR GENDER-RESPONSIVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 90 A.

Introduction   InAsia accounted for two-thirds of the world’s population and more than one-half of global income. The subsequent decline of Asia was .