November 2012

Development Vol. 55.3 on Gender and Economic Justice. SID-AWID Launch event at ISS

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.

Gender equity: Kenya at crossroads

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.