What is Gender?

Gender is the distinction between women & women by socio-cultural factors. On the other hand, 
the distinction between women and men by biological features is defined as Sex.

"Gender" or "Sex"?

Women gives birth to a baby 
Child rearing is the work of women. 
Sex: Biologcal differences between men and women. Given by birth.

Gender: Socially constructed differences between women and men. Obtained through living 
in a certain society or culture. Can be changed if it is wished.

Relationship Between Gender and Development

           Women compromises two-third of the illiterate population (900 million) in the world. Women 
comprise 70% of the poor population in the world.