Marie Michael Library

Title

Briefing paper on the 'feminisation of poverty'

Description

The term, 'feminisation of poverty' originates from US debates about single mothers and welfare, dating the 1970s. Recently there has been much discussion, in both academic and development policy circles, of the phenomena which is addressed throughout this report.

File No

IDS-B59

Agency

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) BRIDGE

Date

Apr-01

Subject(s)

Women, Poverty

Pages

8

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