Women and International Development

HOUSECS 59.08

Fall 2016

Mondays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Keohane 4B 402

This course is an overview of the issues facing women in international development. We will focus on women in developing nations, and each class will cover a different pertinent topic, from HIV/AIDS to access to secondary education. We will examine these issues from multiple perspectives, including public policy, cultural anthropology and human rights viewpoints. The main topics covered are women’s health, women’s education and women’s economic contributions. Throughout our discussions, we will be exploring organizations dedicated to ameliorating gender disparities.

Instructor(s): 
  • Sabriyya Pate, smp63@duke.edu
  • Adam Bullock, atb28@duke.edu
Sponsor/Department: 
  • Sherryl Broverman, Biology & Global Health Institute
Class Limit: 
18