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Gender responsive budgeting, an exit strategy from the crisis. Interview with Zohra Khan
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...
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...
The Middle Path: Towards sustainability and global well-being
by Asoka Bandarage. The author argues that growing economic inequality and the distribution of resources and opportunities is the main social issue of our time. She explores the...
Gender, Growth and Employment
by Elissa Braunstein. It reviews the gendered employment impacts of the macroeconomic policy environment, with a particular focus on women’s employment. This is a summary version...
Girls and Girlhood Interrupted: Two Decades of Statelessness and Militarized Violence in War-torn Somalia
by Shukria Dini. Structural violence, the absence of state, state institutions, the absence of social services and the rule of law in Somalia for over two decades has perpetuated...
Twenty Years after Rio: Facing a Future We Do Not Want
by Shobha Raghuram. The Rio+20 'Future We Want' is a 53-page document, an outcome of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (A/CONF.216/L.1*, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20-22...
Development 55.3 'Gender and economic justice' out now!
‘What is going on in today’s fierce world is not humane, nor is it sustainable’ Gita Sen. This issue of Development, the quarterly journal of the Society for International...
No Economic Justice without Gender Justice. Wendy Harcourt's editorial
by Wendy Harcourt. It seems incredible in these days of economic crisis that over 2,200 women (and some men) found the time and money to fly to Istanbul for a discussion on...
SID NL - ISS - HIVOS Colloquium: A critical gender lens on ‘greening’ the economy
Excerpt from the Report on the ISS-HIVOS-SID-NL Colloquium: The second Environmental Studies Colloquium Series brought together environmentalist, economists and gender experts in...
Transforming economic power… are you up to the challenge?
The 12th AWID International Forum 2012 on women's rights and development, is being held this week on 19-22 April in Istanbul (Turkey). Conflict, militarism and violence, the role...