• Deakin University

ADS714.2 Putting Gender and Development Together

Explore why gender matters in development, and how this came about.

ADS714.2 Putting Gender and Development Together
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Topics to be addressed in this unit include: key debates in gender and development (human rights, feminisation of poverty, gender roles, historical treatment of gender and development); major theories of gender and power; and case studies (gender-based violence, gender and economic participation, health and reproduction, education).

What topics will you cover?

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for those who have an interest in or are working in gender development or the humanitarian and community sectors.

Who will you learn with?

Dr Maree Pardy, is an anthropologist and lectures in Community and International Development. She researches and publishes in the areas of gender & cultural diversity, human rights and global change.

Dr Francesca Bussey is an educator and researcher specialising in curriculum and digital innovation. She is fascinated by the role of education and digital technologies in social transformation.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021