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Evaluation gender equality and women’s empowerment phase II thematic evaluation: maternal mortality (wp 8)

A description of key issues in relation to maternal mortality and gender equality, a brief summary of international and DFID policy on maternal mortality reduction and associated gender issues.


Evaluation Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Phase II Thematic Evaluation: Maternal Mortality (wp 8)

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DFID is committed to challenging and ending gender discrimination throughout its policies and programmes, and recognises that this commitment is a precondition to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). DFID’s policy is reflected in the Target Strategy Paper (TSP) ‘Eliminate Gender Equality and Empower Women’ (DFID 2000a), that outlines a twin track approach to gender mainstreaming through promoting gender equality and facilitating the empowerment of women.

Published 8 September 2014