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Friday, April 26, 2019
Challenges and the way forward for women in politics in India
As India gears up for the world’s largest election process, one cannot help but think of some of the unfulfilled promises made when a young India emerged amongst the preeminent democracies of the world. Nearly 70 years since the enactment of our...
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Cricketer Dinesh Karthik is a HeForShe
Dinesh Karthik is one of India's finest cricketers and a sports icon. At 29, he is also a champion for women and girls' empowerment. He is a #HeForShe advocate and is calling upon men and boys everywhere to take action to end violence against women...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Chanda Kochhar – “The sky’s the limit”
In 2014, Chanda Kochhar, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank Limited, India's largest private sector bank and the second-largest bank in the country, was named among Fortune's 50 most powerful women in business for the...
Monday, April 28, 2014
Country Reviews: Women’s Political Participation in South Asia.”
Governance in all South Asian countries is imbued with a predominantly patriarchal character. This is reflected in the fact that women form a disproportionately small segment of representatives in elected bodies across all levels of governance, and...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Call for Applications: Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The APFF will bring together women activists, lawyers, academics, advocates and...
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Citizen Learning for Global Democracy project workshop
Each BGD project includes a workshop to encourage interregional, intercultural, interdisciplinary, ideologically plural and action-oriented discussion of the topic at hand.  The Citizen Learning for Global Democracy project workshop will be held in...
Monday, June 30, 2008
Culture Matters – Working with Communities and Faith-based Organizations
This report provides insight into integrating cultural analysis in development programmes, especially in the critical areas of gender equity and equality and reproductive health and rights. The culmination of two years' work with UNFPA field offices...
Saturday, May 24, 2008
Call for Papers (deadline for abstracts) on Gender and Community Informatics
The Journal of Community Informatics a focal point for the communication of research of interest to a global network of academics, Community Informatics practitioners and national and multi-lateral policy makers, invites submission of original,...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Creating Spaces for Change: Women's Empowerment and the Case of Panchayati Raj in India
This research paper examines the theory of women’s empowerment, and explores the challenges faced by practitioners and policy makers in implementing this theory. Using the case study of women in panchayati raj (Indian village councils), the author...