The launch was attended by many distinguished members of the Tanzanian government, civil society and private sector. The book was officially launched by the former Prime Minister of Tanzania and Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity, now African Union, Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim.
This year, Maria Otero, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights at the U.S. Department of State will be receiving the SID-Washington Award for Leadership in Development for her profound contributions to the international development community.
The Society for International Development (SID) and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) invite you to join Lydia Alpízar Durán (AWID), Ireen Dubel (Hivos), Han Deggeller (WILPF) and Wendy Harcourt (Editor Development), for the official Dutch launch and reception of a special issue of the quarterly Journal Development on gender and economic justice. With films, discussions and a chance to network informally, it will be a unique occasion to discuss gender and economic justice issues in the context of the post 2015 development agenda.
DevelopmentPLUS - Find below additional articles and interviews on 'Gender and Economic Justice' on DevelopmentPLUS, the online blog of SID quarterly journal Development.
Gender Responsive Budgeting. An exit strategy from the crisis, Interview with Zohra Khan
Gender equity: Kenya at crossroads by Akoko Akech
In this interview Zohra Khan of UN Women provides an overview around the Gender Responsive Budgeting approach, its achievements so far and major challenges ahead as a possible strategy to face up with the crisis, in poor countries as well as in rich economies.
by Akoko Akech. Despite the promise of a new constitution, arguably, East Africa’s most progressive or liberal constitution, Kenya still has the lowest level of women representation in key places of decision making and could face a serious constitutional crisis, if it does not find a suitable mechanism for effecting several constitutions provisions on gender equity and representation, especially on parliamentary representation.