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Key Challenges for the MDG Process with Respect to Women's Rights and Gender Justice
by Ana Agostino* The MDGs were an effort to consolidate previous agreements reached during the 1990s on areas related to human rights, environmental sustainability, population and...
Kenya's Vision 2030 from an income and gender inequalities perspective
by Hulda Ouma A recent report published by the Society for International Development's (SID) regional office for East Africa, on Kenya's long term development blue print- the...
Gender and Empowerment: A conversation with Nejra Cengic
This is a commentary article by Nejra Cengic, in response to Wendy Harcourt's editorial 'Lady Gaga meets ban Ki-Moon' for the 53.2 Development issue on gender and Empowerment. On...
Gender and Empowerment: A conversation with Yvonne Underhill-Sem
This is a commentary article by Yvonne Underhill-Sem in response to Wendy Harcourt's editorial ' Lady Gaga meets Ban Ki-Moon, for the 53.2 Development issue on Gender and...
Why Women's Empowerment Programmes are Still Needed in the Palestinian Territories
by Carla Pagano The massive economic decline in the Palestinian Territories as a result of conflict and tight military closure, provoked humanitarian crisis, increase of poverty...
Models, Priorities, Pressures of Women Today in Africa: Interview with Marjorie Mbilinyi
Q. What does it mean today to be a woman in development in Africa? A. I would like to rephrase your question, and talk about our mission as feminists committed to issues of...
Female Political Representation in East Africa: An overview
by Hulda Ouma According to this article, it would seem that Tanzanians are grappling with the challenge of how to effectively increase female political representation in their...
Lady Gaga Meets Ban Ki-Moon
by Wendy Harcourt* What is gender and what is empowerment, and why do we even talk about these terms in development? Articles in this issue place both terms under close scrutiny....
by Shukria Dini (En)-gendering Somalia's Protracted Militarized Conflict and Statelessness The initial 'goals' of the armed and clan-based opposition that toppled the military...
Migration, Gender and Development: Views in comparison
Farris, Sara, 'Interregional Migration: The challenge for gender and development', in Development, Vol. 53.1, 'New Institutions for Development'. Full article in PDF ABSTRACT Sara...