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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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Responding to the Safety and Security Needs of LGBTI Communities and Organisations: A situational analysis of Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Hivos 2013
The Safety and Security Project within Hivos’s (Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries) LGBTI Programme aims to ensure that LGBTI persons are able to live and work within safe communities without the fear of...
Research Methods and Visualisation Tools for Online LGBT Communities
P. Oosterhoff / Institute of Development Studies, Sussex [ES] 2014
Field research among geographically dispersed communities is time-consuming and costly. When people are stigmatised, field research has additional ethical and logistical problems. In many countries lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgend...
Tools and tactics for the LGBTI community in the Middle-East and North Africa | security in-a-box
Tactical Technology Collective 2014
Tactical Tech have created a guide: Tools and Tactics for the LGBTI community in the Middle-East and North Africa (MENA). This is the first in the series of Security in-a-box Community Focus guides, which aim to further integrate digi...
Supporting Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex human rights defenders in the digital age
O'Clunaigh Dan / Feminist Africa 2013
The widespread diffusion of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) has empowered activists and minority communities to spread information, campaign, build communities and challenge injustice in new and powerful ways. The L...
Inclusion and Security of LGBTI Workers
RedR - Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief 2016
RedR UK and EISF hosted a workshop on Friday 22nd January 2016, exploring current practices and issues that international development and humanitarian organisations’ encounter when approaching the inclusion and security of both i...
Men, masculinities & climate change
MenEngage 2016
The threats of climate change are not gender-neutral. Gender analysis on climate change over the past three decades has brought tolight the disproportionate effects of climate change and environmental degradation on women’s lives...
Protecting women’s and children’s health from a changing climate
International Union of Nutritional Sciences 2016
Climate change increases challenges to women'??s and children'??s health. There is more likelihood of women and children suffering and dying from problems such as diarrhoea, undernutrition, malaria, and from the harmful effects of ext...
Assessment of women’s livelihood needs in three eco-zones of Bangladesh
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 2014
Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local n...
Strengthening gender considerations in adaptation planning and implementation in the least developed countries
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 2016
Adapting to climate change is about reducing vulnerability to current and projected climate risk while vulnerability to climate change is determined in large part by peopleâ??s adaptive capacity. Climate hazards do not affect al...
Gender responsive national communications toolkit
United Nations [UN] Environment Programme 2015
This toolkit is an initiative of the UNDP Gender Team and the UNDP-??UNEP Global Support Programme. It is designed to strengthen the capacity of national government staff and assist them in integrating gender equality into the develop...
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