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Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Gender and Political Parties
The election of four female presidents in Latin America in recent years has drawn attention to women’s political participation and their access to political decision-making. Despite these encouraging results, statistics reveal that the...
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Gender and ICT
This e-Primer looks at information and communications technology (ICT) for development through a gender lens. It provides a gender perspectives to issues of ICT policies; access and control; education, training and skill development; and content...
Gender and State Building in South Sudan
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Gender and Statebuilding in South Sudan
Part of a series of U.S. Institute of Peace reports on state building in South Sudan, this report asserts that equality between women and men and among women—as well as women’s security, economic empowerment, and meaningful participation—should be...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Gender Equality in Elected Office: A Six-Step Action Plan
The cases presented in this report clearly demonstrate that, where there is a genuine commitment to gender equality, concrete steps can be extremely eff ective in bringing more women into elected offi ce. The Six-Step Action Plan described in this...
Monday, September 12, 2011
Gender-Sensitizing Commonwealth Parliaments
In February and March 2001 the CPA, with the assistance of the CPA Malaysia Branch and the approval of the CPA Executive Committee, arranged a Study Group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Gender-Sensitizing Commonwealth Parliaments. The aims of the...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Gender mainstreaming in Latin American Parliaments: A work in progress
Gender equality in political participation is essential when evaluating the level of development in democracy. For decades women have been systematically kept on the sidelines and often faced the challenge of adapting to rules or parliamentary life...
Friday, March 25, 2011
Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries
The publication of Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries, in part a response to the call from States parties for a resource establishing good practice guiding principles, is therefore a timely and...
Monday, March 01, 2010
Gender equality and empowerment of women
This policy document is based on an international gender approach. Gender equality in the political, economic and social spheres is an underlying principle within all Austrian Development Agency policies (gender mainstreaming). Individual and...
Friday, May 22, 2009
Gender and Society: Georgia
This report attempts to draw a general picture of the situation in Georgia, from a gender perspective. It discusses gender issues in public and private lives separately, and addresses gender differences in human and social capital as well.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Gender and the Information Revolution in Africa
The essays in this book examine the current and potential impact of the ICT explosion in Africa. They focus specifically on gender issues and analyze the extent to which women's needs and preferences are being served. The authors underscore the need...
Thursday, November 06, 2008
Gender Responsive E-governance: Exploring the Transformative Potential
This primer highlights some of the key gender-related issues regarding e-governance in the context of UNDP’s Democratic Governance work. It presents entry points for continued programming on gender and e-governance, and makes recommendations for...
Monday, August 18, 2008
Gender in the Information Society: Emerging Issues
This publication features a collection of 13 papers that discuss gender roles and e-governance, the ICT industry, cyber regulations, freedom of expression, right to information, and media. Rooted in the ground realities of women, the publication...
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women through ICT
This reports describes the gender dimensions of ICT and how the UN has addressed the issues of gender equality and ICT. It explores potentials for empowering women through ICT and strategies to address the gender digital divide while highlighting...
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Gender Equality for Development Effectiveness
This paper describes experiences of the CIS countries with integrating gender equality in national policies and budgets. It includes recommendations on improving gender analysis throughout national plans, strengthening links between policy and...
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Gender Equality: Striving for Justice in an Unequal World
Based on the findings of UNRISD ongoing gender research and over 60 specially commissioned studies, the report’s analysis is centred on the economic and political reforms of the 1990s. If most of these reforms did not directly address gender...
Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Gender Responsive Budgeting And Women’s Reproductive Rights: A Resource Pack
This resource provides relevant knowledge to facilitate mainstreaming gender-responsive approaches into reproductive health programmes, and the inclusion of specific aspects of gender inequality and disadvantage into national policy frameworks. It...
Monday, June 04, 2007
Getting The Balance Right In National Parliaments
This brief provides description of quotas for women, proportional representation, and campaign subsidies as tools for overcoming structural barriers and achieving critical mass of women in politics.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Gender and Development: Bridging The Gap Between Research and Action
This paper analyzes the effects of gender and intrahousehold issues on development intervention outcomes providing specific guidance on how to incorporate research findings into development projects and policy instruments. It discusses the...