gender and womenThe Women and Gender Development Policy (2003) aims at ensuring that men and women participate in development activities and benefit from their participation. According to the Policy, the objective is to correct the gender imbalances and create conducive environment for implementation of their duties for development and eradication of poverty basing on their gender needs. According to year 2012 National Population census, women are more than 51% of the total population. Despite this fact, the policy has observed that there is no equal distribution of work as women are mainly engaged in agricultural work and taking care of the family.Read More