Advocacy Resources

Elements of an empowerment-and-inclusion framework

Date
26 Mar 2019
Publisher
Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership

While both norms and institutions are important in advancing development, adverse norms and discriminatory institutions can lead to the persistence of exclusion and disempowerment. Gender norms of society, for instance, that lay a disproportionate burden of domestic work on women and girls pose a significant barrier for them to pursue professional aspirations.