Gender Equality

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Sunday, November 10, 2013
Backward States put up more women candidates than developed States, India
While women remain under-represented in elections, an interesting new dimension has emerged from the first analysis of 50 years of Assembly election data. India’s backward States systematically put up more female candidates than the developed...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Beyond Quotas: Political Accommodations and Gender in South Sudan
Since its birth, South Sudan has taken progressive steps toward creating an inclusive government – attempting to achieve gender equality in all levels of government. In July 2013, IFES and  Conflict Dynamics International conducted a workshop to...
Friday, October 25, 2013
BRIDGE Cutting Edge Packs Gender and Budgets
Everyone who has struggled to mainstream gender into public policy recognises that programmed action without money attached amounts to inaction. While government budgets allocate resources in ways that perpetuate gender biases, budgets also offer...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Budgeting to end gender inequalities in the education sector
This paper prepared by Fatou Lo and Nisreen Alami explains how gender responsive budgeting tools can help address persistent gender inequalities in the education sector. Drawing on country experiences and a broad analysis of education sector...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Breaking new frontiers for gender responsive budgeting: the Kerala Model
This article prepared by Yamini Mishra, Gender Responsive Budgeting Specialist, South, East and South East Asia, UN Women challenges us to think about what GRB has meant for the reality of women's lives? Has it translated into better outputs and...
Monday, October 25, 2010
Bridging the Gender Divide: How Technology Can Advance Women Economically
Technology defines our era. In the past few decades, numerous innovations—including ever-shrinking computers, mobile phones, and alternative energies—have been introduced in homes and workplaces, changing the way we live, how we work, and what we’re...
Monday, May 25, 2009
Best Practices Used by Political Parties to Promote Women in Politics
This consolidated response highlights strategies and policies that may be used in addition to gender quotas by political parties to increase the numbers of women in politics. The strategies described in this response include establishing women’s...
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Bridging the Gender Digital Divide: A Report on Gender and ICT in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
This report maps the situation of gender and ICTs in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, identifying trends, gaps, as well as some good practices. It focuses particularly on the integration of gender in relation to...
Monday, March 12, 2007
BRIDGE Cutting Edge Packs Gender and Migration
How does migration advance or impede gender equality? How can policy-makers and practitioners promote gender equality in work on migration? Migration can bring new opportunities for greater gender equality and a better life, for those migrating and...
Monday, March 12, 2007
BRIDGE Cuting Edge Packs Gender and Trade
Trade and trade liberalisation have very different impacts on women and men - which can result in fundamental shifts in gender roles, relationships and inequalities. Moreover increasing claims that countries should be enabled to 'trade their way out...
Monday, March 12, 2007
BRIDGE Cutting Edge Packs: Gender and Social Movements
In order for any action or intervention around rights, democracy and equality to be successful, it must include and value gender equality as part of its analysis and methodology for change. But while women's rights and gender justice are 'on the...
Monday, March 12, 2007
BRIDGE Cutting Edge Pack: Gender and Armed Conflict
Mainstream approaches to conflict and reconstruction fail to recognise how armed conflict exacerbates gender inequality. This pack explores the impact of armed conflict on gender relations, analysing the distinct ways in which women and men are...
Monday, March 12, 2007
BRIDGE Cutting Edge Packs: Gender and ICTs
Who benefits from information and communication technologies (ICTs)? ICTs have created new economic and social opportunities the world over. The positive changes brought about by ICTs, however, have not touched all of humanity. Their use continues...

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