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The purpose of this guide is to provide access to relevant, diverse and credible research on the role of gender equality issues in achieving development goals. It aims to inform dialogue, learning and the sharing of good practice around areas such as gender mainstreaming, measuring change, legal and policy frameworks on gender and human rights, and successful initiatives from the field.
Migration and Marginalisation
What factors shape a person’s decision to migrate? Who stays behind in a war zone or highly insecure context, and why? The Institute of Development Studies has recently published two resources around the theme of migration and marginalisation which focus on gender, aging and sexuality as key influencing factors.

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Adolescent girls in Egypt
2016
Girls under age 20—around 19 million of them—make up one-fifth of Egypt’s population.1 In 2015, about 8 million of these girls were adolescents between ages 10 and 19. According to the latest projections from the United...
Does microcredit reduce gender gap in employment? An application of decomposition analysis to Egypt
M.E.H. Arouri; N.V. Cuong / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Although gender equality has received a great deal of attention from policymakers as well as researchers, there is still as a large gap between men and women in labor market, especially in Arab societies. ...
Masculinities conflict and violence: Nigeria country report 2016
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
Differences in the way Nigerian men and women are socialised and valued – and disparities in their abilities to access power, resources and key roles in society - create an imbalance of power within relationships between the two ...
Social innovation as a tool for enhancing women's resilience to climate change: a look at the BRICS
P. Cruz; I. Todaro; E. Bizzi / BRICS Policy Center / Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS 2016
The BRICS countries face both the challenges of developing nations in facing climate change and bear the responsibility of the developed ones. These countries have been leaders for the developing world in climate negotiations ...
The state of the World's children 2016: a fair chance for every child
United Nations Children's Fund 2016
Every child has the right to health, education and protection, and every society has a stake in expanding children’s opportunities in life. Yet, around the world, millions of children are denied a fair chance for no reason other ...
CBA and gender analysis practitioner brief
A. Otzelberger / CARE International 2016
The brief is the third in a series of practitioner briefs which document ALP learning on community based adaptation approaches in ways that are useful to practitioners, development actors and decision-makers. This brief will be of par...
Gender matters: overcoming gender-related barriers to prevent new HIV infections among children and keep their mothers alive
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2016
Studies indicate that harmful gender norms and practices, cultural perceptions and beliefs surrounding pregnancy and childbirth, and a distrust of health-care services all can pose barriers to HIV prevention and treatment. In particul...
ZAZI: a participatory programme on Sexual and Reproductive Health for women and girls - a toolkit for facilitators
Johns Hopkins Health and Education in South Africa 2016
This toolkit has been developed by the ZAZI campaign for use by peer educators, community outreach workers, faith-based organisations, and traditional health practitioners to help facilitate participatory discussions on sexual and rep...
Empower young women and adolescent girls: fast-track the end of the AIDS epidemic in Africa
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS 2015
"To be effective, any health and development agenda needs to focus on the root causes of the gender gap, and the AIDS response is no different." This report was produced to guide regional and global advocacy and inform politica...
Strengthening linkages between clinical and social services for children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence: a companion guide
US Agency for International Development 2016
This guidebook intends to provide a basic framework, examples, resources, and contact information for health providers and managers who coordinate service provision for child victims of sexual violence and who ultimately work to ensur...
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