Development Process (Women's Participation)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th March 1987.

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Photo of Gwyneth Dunwoody Gwyneth Dunwoody , Crewe and Nantwich 12:00 am, 16th March 1987

Is the Minister aware that in most Third world countries it is women who do all the hard physical labour, and specific targeting of projects that would help them in training and in agricultural matters would have a direct effect on the standard of living of most difficult areas, particularly those in need of some kind of economic investment?