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Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Gender-Sensitive Media: A Voluntary Code of Ethics
The purpose of this Code of Ethics is to help individual journalists, media persons, management and owners of media houses to promote gender justice in their organizational policies as well as in their professions to become better at their work, by...
Friday, May 02, 2014
Gender and Political parties: Far from parity
The election of four female presidents in Latin America in recent years has drawn attention to women’s political participation and their access to political decision-making. Despite these encouraging results, statistics reveal that the Latin...
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Guidelines for Women's Caucuses
Women account for only about 20 per cent of the world’s MPs. In nearly every country they form a minority in parliament, an institution traditionally governed according to the principles and worldviews of their predominantly male memberships.  ...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Gender Budget Initiatives: Strategies, Concepts, and Experiences
This book, published by UNIFEM in 2002, is a compilation of papers and statements made at the high level International Conference "Strengthening Economic and Fianncial Governance Through Gender Responsive Budgeting." The collection provides state of...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Gender and the Constituent Assembly: Promoting Women's Political Participation in Fiji
Women make up around 50% of the Fiji population but they continue to be underrepresented in national decision-making and are denied equal participation in such processes.An y democratisation process that does not enable equal, fair and substantive...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Gender and Local Governance
SNV, Netherlands Development organisation,  produced a manual on gender and local governance - an overview of the literature and websites on gender and governance processes, underlining strategies and best practices. Special emphasis is given on...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Gender Equality and Local Governance
This publication is the result of concrete activities supported by UN Women and the “Equity in Governance” (EiG) project which aimed at translating international commitments and national gender equality policy to the realities of local governance in...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Gender in Local Governments: A Handbook for Trainers
This Sourcebook aims at providing local governments with the tools to better understand the importance of gender in the decision-making process and to reach better solutions for the communities they serve. For this publication the following key...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Gender and ICT
This e-Primer looks at information and communications technology (ICT) for development through a gender lens. It provides a gender perspectives to issues of ICT policies; access and control; education, training and skill development; and content...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Gender mainstreaming in Latin American Parliaments: A work in progress
Gender equality in political participation is essential when evaluating the level of development in democracy. For decades women have been systematically kept on the sidelines and often faced the challenge of adapting to rules or parliamentary life...
Friday, March 25, 2011
Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries
The publication of Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries, in part a response to the call from States parties for a resource establishing good practice guiding principles, is therefore a timely and...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Gender Justice: Key to Achieving the Millenium Development Goals
The Millenium Declaration and the eight Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) collectively herald a vision for a more just and equal world: a promise by governments in 189 countries to achieve social justice for all. Only five years remain until the...
Friday, March 19, 2010
Gender, Poverty and Employment: Information, analysis and strategies for poverty reduction through decent work for women and men
This course, based on the ILO “Gender Poverty and Employment” approach, will help you gain a better understanding of the dimensions of poverty, and formulate gender sensitive strategies to address them. Gender-based inequalities differentiate the...
Monday, March 01, 2010
Gender equality and empowerment of women
This policy document is based on an international gender approach. Gender equality in the political, economic and social spheres is an underlying principle within all Austrian Development Agency policies (gender mainstreaming). Individual and...
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Gender-Responsive Budgeting: Morocco
Gender-responsive budgeting is a crucial tool for women's empowerment. In Morocco, UN Women has worked with the government to create a more tailored approach in which budgeting can have a more effective and immediate impact. As this documentary...
Friday, May 22, 2009
Gender and Society: Georgia
This report attempts to draw a general picture of the situation in Georgia, from a gender perspective. It discusses gender issues in public and private lives separately, and addresses gender differences in human and social capital as well.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Gender Equality and Justice Programming: Equitable Access to Justice for Women
This primer outlines the major obstacles and barriers women face in accessing justice and suggests strategies and interventions to overcome these challenges. Gender mainstreaming is not a goal in itself, but rather a strategy towards achieving...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Gender and the Information Revolution in Africa
The essays in this book examine the current and potential impact of the ICT explosion in Africa. They focus specifically on gender issues and analyze the extent to which women's needs and preferences are being served. The authors underscore the need...

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