Naila Kabeer

Naila Kabeer is Professor of Gender and Development at the Department of Gender Studies and Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and political Science.  Her research interests include gender, poverty, social exclusion, labour markets and livelihoods, social protection and citizenship and much of her research is focused on South and South East Asia. Naila is currently involved in ERSC-DIFD Funded Research Projects on Gender and Labour Market dynamics in Bangladesh and India. Click here to find out more.

Content by Naila Kabeer
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    Understanding women's productivity: In conversation with Naila Kabeer

    In June, the South Asia Centre held an event entitled “Tales of the Unexpected: gender equality and social progress in Bangladesh”. Sonali Campion spoke to panellist Naila Kabeer in greater detail about her research on the rapidly changing status of women in Bangladesh, the challenge of measuring women’s economic activities and how to design inclusive...

    10 Aug 2016 | Naila Kabeer, Sonali Campion

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    Gender equality, the MDGs and the SDGs: Achievements, lessons and concerns

    Following the formal announcement of the Sustainable Development Goals, Naila Kabeer reflects on lessons from the Millennium Development Goals through a feminist lens, which she argues were weakened by their very narrow interpretation of women’s empowerment. She writes that much more is needed to dismantle more resilient structures of inequality, and while the SDGs offer...

    1 Oct 2015 | Naila Kabeer