The increasing strength of the International Women's Movement and women's organisations in developing countries, which focuses on the autonomy of women.
Attention focused on gender (male-female relationships in which unequal power relationship receives more explicit attention, emphasis on the concept of autonomy. More attention is paid to violence against women and trafficking in women.
Gender studies is a recognized theme in research and training universities.
Emphasis on "what works, what needs to be improved, what is missing or what we are not doing yet".
Influencing policy in UN organisations such as FAO
Appointment professor of Women's Studies at LU Wageningen and at International Women's Studies ISS
Themes: task reduction and strengthening of the economic position of women, health care, female headed households and independence of women.
Ministers Development Cooperation
See timeline 70+ jaar OS and the links of the ministers (in Dutch)
Policy documents women and development.
!987 Actieprogramma Vrouwen en Ontwikkeling, lijst met vragen. LIJST VAN VRAGEN Vastgesteld 23 december 1987.
1988 Actieprogramma Vrouwen en Ontwikkeling, lijst antwoorden ontvangen 1 februari 1988 Tweede Kamer, vergaderjaar 1987-1988, 19 992, nr. 3