EU must stand up for gender rights in development policy | Euractiv

The biggest battle for the future of international development is the ideological one: deciding whether to make women and men, and their sexual and reproductive health and rights, equal, writes Neil Datta on Euractiv. “Public awareness of the potential to drive development by advancing gender equality is gaining momentum […]The biggest battle for the future… Read More EU must stand up for gender rights in development policy | Euractiv

EU must stand up for gender rights in development policy | Euractiv

The biggest battle for the future of international development is the ideological one: deciding whether to make women and men, and their sexual and reproductive health and rights, equal, writes Neil Datta on Euractiv. “Public awareness of the potential to drive development by advancing gender equality is gaining momentum […]The biggest battle for the future… Read More EU must stand up for gender rights in development policy | Euractiv

World DataBank: New data resources on poverty, gender, jobs, health and more

You’ll find a large amount of data available through the World Bank’s Open Data Initiative: for time-series alone, there are some 8,000 indicators for around 200 countries. http://databank.worldbank.org/data/databases.aspx Available are six topics so far: poverty, gender, jobs, health, financial inclusion, and the policy and institutional framework in African countries. World Development Indicators (WDI) is the… Read More World DataBank: New data resources on poverty, gender, jobs, health and more

Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment and Social Protection

Globalization has led to increases in female labour force participation, reducing the gap between women’s and men’s labour force participation rates. However this increase has not necessarily translated into gender equality in pay and status, as women’s entrance in the labour force has often been on unfavourable terms. This brief draws on a review of… Read More Gendered Impacts of Globalization: Employment and Social Protection

Invitation to join the Topical Working Group (TWG) on ‘Gender and Evaluation’

The European Evaluation Society is promoting the creation of a Topical Working Group (TWG) focused on Gender and Evaluation. The large number of presentations on gender at the last EES Biennial Conference (Praha, 2010), the recent development of gender-sensitive methodologies and the increase of evaluative practices related to gender equality have all motivated us to… Read More Invitation to join the Topical Working Group (TWG) on ‘Gender and Evaluation’

Growth. Building Jobs and Prosperity in Developing Countries

UK DFID research on Growth. Building Jobs and Prosperity in Developing Countries Growth can generate virtuous circles of prosperity and opportunity. Strong growth and employment opportunities improve incentives for parents to invest in their children’s education by sending them to school. This may lead to the emergence of a strong and growing group of entrepreneurs,… Read More Growth. Building Jobs and Prosperity in Developing Countries