Gender and Development has become a new and contemporary discourse in the discussion of international development. Gender has no longer become a simply biological marker but diffused in power relations. This course will aim to discuss what these power relations are and how they are analysed and treated in contemporary international development. You will have the opportunity to explore the rise of the field with historical context, as well as bring in contemporary context to the 21st century. Case studies of gender programs in international NGOs from Africa, Latin America and Asia will be discussed. Course will provide both historical overview and contemporary praxis. Aims behind this specific course, Gender and Development, are:
To enhance skills set and knowledge on gender and development;
Learn regarding both foundational theory and gender praxis;
Analyse Gender and Development versus Women in Development – approaches to development program;
Gain insight into the international framework of Gender in development and its rhetoric in leading multilateral bilateral banks, international NGOs and NGOs.