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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...
Actualizing women's rights under the new constitution in Kenya
The previous constitution in Kenya was not sufficiently representative of women, disadvantaged groups and minorities with the result that their voices, opinions and perspectives...
Responses to the Care Crisis. UNFPA-SID meeting in Washington D.C.
SID together with UNFPA held a brainstorming meeting on responses to care crisis on July 28th in Washington, DC, just before the SID World Congress 2011. The care crisis is not...
Does investing in women really make good business?
by Fatma Alloo Society has always talked of peace and security and sustainable development and common statement like investing in women makes good business sense is a clichè in...
The SID World Congress will be an important opportunity to look at ways to address gender inequalities, particularly gender inequalities, in the context of the current...
Women Making Change Happen! Interview with Alejandra Scampini
Interview with Alejandra Scampini, Strategic Initiative Manager, AWID. Q. What does it mean to be a feminist working in development today? A. I have been a feminist activist for...
Gender and Health: The economic and social impact of Tuberculosis on women
The 2010 mHealth Summit took place from November 8-10th in Washington, D.C. It explored 'ways mobile technology can increase the access, quality and efficiency of healthcare to...
Conversation on Body, Gender and Empowerment
Body, gender and empowerment: a conversation with Chloe Schwenke (USA), Alexandru Balasescu (Romania), Hulda Ouma (Kenya), Wendy Harcourt (Australia/Italy). Download the...
Burcad badeed. The Implications of Piracy for Somali Women
by Shukria Dini Excerpt from the article Piracy and Gender: What is the Connection? In what ways are Somali women affected by the ever-growing piracy as well as the resources...
Wendy Harcourt Receives the 2010 Feminist and Women's Studies Association's Prize
Wendy Harcourt, SID Senior Advisor and Editor of Development, was awarded the 2010 Feminist and Women's Studies Association's Prize on 2 October in London. Wendy was presented...