Around 400 development professionals, government officials, technical innovators, statisticians, researchers and data scientists gathered at the end of April in the Colombian city of Cartagena for the Cartagena Data Festival.
The Commission on the Status of Women is over for another year and feminists are demanding stronger political commitment.
“The year 2015 is the start of a make-or-break period for gender equality and women’s empowerment. We have to complete the work of the last 20 years. There is a great deal of unfinished business.
These were the words of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59).
International advocacy workshop opens up possibilities for collaboration on human rights, gender equality and unpaid care
Across the world, unpaid care work is an obstacle for gender equality. These responsibilities, such as childcare and housework, fall disproportionately on women and girls.
This week, we focus on The Knowledge Partnership Programme (KPP), New Delhi, India, for our Spotlight series. The series profiles research organisations based in developing countries.
Ms. Phan Thi Hong Linh and Ms. Manini Sheker at Alive & Thrive Viet Nam write for Eldis on the strategies used to influence policy around infant and young child nutrition in Viet Nam.
Brazil’s ascent to prominence on the international economic stage has been a prolonged affair. Perhaps the most curious feature of Brazil’s economic and political development has been an enduring discrepancy between the country’s size and obvious potential on the one hand, and its surprisingly low international profile on the other.