Poverty and gender inequalities: evidence from young lives

Summary: Tackling gender inequalities has become central to poverty reduction strategies. yet gender dynamics between children growing up in poverty, and how these change, are poorly understood, yet a number of assumptions prevail. Young lives findings suggest that gender is one source of inequality, alongside poverty,geographical location, ethnicity or caste status, which can intersect to impact negatively on life chances and on girls differently from boys. to improve equality of chances, policy interventions will have most success by targeting absolute poverty and broader structural inequalities.Owner: kirrily pellspdf: http://www.younglives.org.uk/files/policy-papers/yl_pb13_poverty-and-gen...


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