Making the Human Development Index (HDI) gender-sensitive
Gender in development organisations
The Human Development Index (HDI) has become a widely used measure for understanding patterns of socio-economic development. This article argues that it could be greatly improved by incorporating sex-disaggregated data, to reveal the different socio-economic contributions and situations of men and women within each country.
ISBN of the source publication: 9780855983659
Sharma, S. D. (1997). Making the Human Development Index (HDI) gender-sensitive. In C. Sweetman (Ed.), Gender in development organisations (pp. 60-61). Oxford: Oxfam.