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Agenda 2030: A bold enough framework towards sustainable, gender-just development? - Gender & Development - Volume 24, Issue 1Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2016This article, from two members of Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), aims to provide a perspective from a long-standing south-based network in the global women’s movement on the Sustainable Development framework for the next decades.Document2012In reaction to various international conventions and covenants on women’s equality, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Nigerian governments have undertaken legislative and administrative reforms to address multiple aspects of gender inequality.DocumentAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2013Over the past several years, investing in women and girls as ‘smart economics’ has become a favored strategy in development and philanthropy. This has precipitated a host of campaigns and initiatives, including new private-sector involvement, dedicated to supporting women and girls.DocumentAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2013Through decades of collective and individual struggle, and determined, conscious design, the women’s rights movement has achieved unprecedented shifts in global perception to the notion of gender equality as a desirable goal.Document
Watering the leaves, starving the roots: the status of financing for women's rights organizing and gender equalityAssociation for Women's Rights in Development, 2013In the foreword to this report, AWID Executive Director Lydia Alpízar writes that she finds it, “truly surprising… that women’s rights organising and movements have been functioning, often with quite minimal financial support, even as their experience and effectiveness has increased.”DocumentUnited Nations Development Fund for Women, 2006This report adds a landmark to the discourse on the link between human rights standards and government budgets. It elaborates on how budgets and budget policy making processes can be monitored for compliance with human rights standards, in particular with the Convention of the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).