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Gender and development (gad) refers to the development perspective and as a fundamental value that should be reflected in development choices and. Gender development 1 chapter vii gender & development 2 introduction • gender -one of the universal dimensions on which status. The gender and development strategy 2013-2017 is a priority track of the french development assistance policy it makes gender equality an ethical and.
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