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Vulnerability to climate change and adaptation strategies of local communities in Malawi: experiences of women fish-processing groups in the Lake Chilwa BasinEarth System Dynamics, 2016In recent years, research on climate change and human security has received much attention among policy makers and academia alike.DocumentHuman Development Innovation Fund, 2017Women and girls typically experience the most extreme poverty because they face greater burdens of unpaid work, limited assets and productive resources compared to men, less access to education, and cultural factors that limit life-chances including early marriage.3 In addition, while there is a growing body of evidence showing that innovation has the power to transform women’s lives, there isDocument
Gender Analysis of Cross-border Migration in Rural Border Communities of Ipokia Local Government Area, Ogun State, NigeriaUniversity of Opole, 2017The study examined gender dimension of cross border migration in rural border communities of Ipokia local government area, Ogun State, Nigeria. The study specifically examined socio-economic characteristics of migrants, pattern of migration between male and female migrants and reasons for cross border migration in the study area.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017• Research shows that in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) climate variability already influences water availability, ecosystem services, and agricultural production. According to downscaled climate projections, the risks of climate-induced hazards such as floods, landslides, and droughts are projected to increase significantly by 2050.Document
Status of gender, vulnerabilities and adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya : impacts and implications for livelihoods, and sustainable mountain developmentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The overarching recognition in all the literature is that climate change will have huge and largely detrimental impacts on vulnerable communities, and that gender will be a defining feature in shaping individuals’ experiences of adverse circumstances.Document
Cracking The Code: Girls' and women's education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2017UNESCO's Cracking The Code: Girls' and women's education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) report aims to ‘crack the code’, or to decipher the fDocumentLeveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia, 2017A number of factors affect a household’s nutritional status: food production; access and availability of food; care in the home; health, water, sanitation and hygiene practices; women’s agency and empowerment; and women’s role as primary caregivers.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017The absence of feedback mechanisms through which rape victims can hold government accountable for the quality of post-rape service delivery informed the rationale for the intervention discussed in this report. The study aims to better understand the experiences of rape victims accessing governmental post-rape services in South Africa.Document
Giving voice to clients of post-rape services: building and piloting a feedback mechanism in TshwaneInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2017This practice paper reflects on the development of an appropriate and confidential feedback mechanism for users of post-rape services at Thuthuzela Care Centres / Rape Crisis Centres in Tshwane, South Africa.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016Civil society monitoring and advocacy that is vertically integrated across different levels of action is one strategy for seeking government accountability. This case study summary is one of a set of seven from the Philippines. Each discusses a civil society campaign in a different sector, and draws out lessons for vertical integration.