Examining Gender Difference in Socio-economic Development: Implications for Developing Countries

Mst. Ferdousi Ara


The study of how gender difference impacts an economy is one of the increasing talked about issues in the developing world. In the developing countries, gender gap is still a big issue that has a direct impact on the socio-economic development of a country. However, it is also important to examine how the differences are associated with the well being of a particular gender. A body of literature shows that in the context of developing world, gender inequalities are also important in shaping the outcomes of the same gender. Following a case study method, this paper addresses the issue of gender difference in the context of developing world and highlights how women's access to power and wages may contribute to the socio-economic development of the emerging countries.

Key Word: Gender Difference, Women's access to power, women's access to wage, socio-economic development.

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