Theories of Development Tutorial Question
Q) What is the difference between WID and GAD?
WID= Women in Development
Women in Development (WID) is a concept closely tied to the Liberal Modernization Theory, and
restructuring development programs. WID argued that the Modernization Theory would only benefit a
specific group of women, the wealthy western, and hurt the Third World women. It undercut and
exploited women in the labour force by dividing the labour based upon sex. The goal was to change the
concepts put towards women in regards to the modernization theory and to further