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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.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence 2014 - Resource Highlights
This update highlights some excellent resources linked to this year's 16 days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign theme - militarism and gender-based violence. It also includes a link to a Storify which ran across the 16 days featuring many relevant news articles, videos, blogs and resources.

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Mainstreaming Gender in Mountain Development - From Policy to Practice : Lessons learned from a gender assessment of four projects implemented in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas
B. Leduc / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011
Mountain communities meet the numerous challenges inherent in living in a mountain environment with an array of livelihood strategies. Surviving in an inhospitable environment requires strong collaboration between the members of a com...
Gender and biodiversity management in the greater Himalayas: Towards equitable mountain development
M. Khadka (ed); R. Verma (ed) / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2012
This publication presents six case studies on gender aspects of biodiversity conservation and management. They address conservation issues related to women's practices in: shifting cultivation (Bangladesh); use of wild yam (Bhutan); y...
An overview of the situation of women in conflict and post-conflict Africa
G. Maina / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2012
Conflict and post-conflict environments in Africa present unique challenges and opportunities for women. While violence and war periods have negative effects on women, it is suggested that ‘peace time’ has implications for...
Masculinities and religion in Kaduna, Nigeria: a struggle for continuity at a time of change
C. Harris 2012
Based upon data collected between 2007-2011, this Religion and Gender journal paper examines the coping mechanisms used by men in Kaduna, northern Nigeria, to ward off the chaos resulting from economic instability, and the effects of ...
Women transforming conflicts in Africa: descriptive studies from Burundi, Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Sudan
K. Ogunsanya / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2007
There is evidence of successful efforts to constructively respond to conflict and to undertake transformation, reconstruction and reconciliation in Africa. The inclusion of women as a strategic constituency is central to sustaining an...
The complexity of applying UN Resolution 1325 in post conflict reintegration processes: The case of Northern Uganda
G. Maina / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, 2011
The United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 calls on all actors involved to address the special needs of women and girls during rehabilitation, reintegration and post-conflict reconstruction. This study endeavours to anal...
Women’s Agricultural Work and Nutrition in Pakistan: Findings from Qualitative Research
M. Balagamwala; H. Gazdar; H. Bux Mallah / Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2015
Does women’s work in agriculture help or hinder nutrition in Pakistan? This question has assumed great significance due to the steady feminisation, over the last decade, of the agricultural labour force, and the absence of nutri...
Tackling the double injustice of climate change and gender inequality
A. Otzelberger; M. Marshall / CARE International, 2014
This report argues that sustainable development cannot be delivered without tackling climate change and this cannot be tackled without focusing on the root causes of poverty – one of which is gender inequality. The report argues...
Feminist and women’s movement building in Southern Africa
S. Wilson / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2011
This paper identifies some of the dominant trends that currently characterise women’s organising and analyses key anchors and movement-building moments. These are then used as the basis to extract some insights for southern Afri...
Struggles for gender equality: reflections on the place of men and men’s organisations
S. Meer / Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 2012
The increasing focus on men and men’s organisations within development is seen by some as a new fad, the latest silver bullet to achieving gender equality, and a threat to women’s organisation and women’s movements. ...
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