Renu Bala, President of Panjhorvanga Dairy Enterprise, Bangladesh, uses her tablet to communicate with buyers and collect market information. Credit: Abir Abdullah/Oxfam

Feminists doing digital

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

By 2020, almost three quarters of the world’s population – or 5.7 billion people – will subscribe to mobile services. The number of people using the Internet is also rising exponentially. What is this doing to us, and to the world we live in? The new issue of Gender & Development focuses on ICTs from the perspective of women’s rights and gender justice. …

Call for Contributions: Humanitarian action and crisis response

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Photo credit: Refugee camps in Kenya – IHH Humanitarian Relief THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED Our July 2019 issue will focus on Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response. It’ll be a jointly-edited issue with UN-Women’s Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response Office. Gender equality and women’s empowerment is central to a rights-based, effective and efficient humanitarian action that bridges the humanitarian-development-peace divide. …

Audio podcast from 25th birthday London event!

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

Here’s a short audio podcast from our 11 May event hosted by the UK Development Studies Association’s Women in Development Study Group, to mark the journal’s 25th birthday. In this podcast, five of the activist researchers at the event introduce themselves and their research, explain why they are passionate about gender and development, and celebrate G&D as an activist journal …

25th birthday London event: watch again

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

We had a fantastic day in the London campus of Northumbria University last Friday, 11th May! Inspiring presentations from a range of feminist researchers in policy, academia and practice – all accustomed to spanning and bridging those different locations! And to round off an amazing event, we had a panel featuring three key activist thinkers in gender and development – …

Upcoming Facebook livestream…

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‘Bringing our feminist values to development research, policy and practice’ – Celebrating 25 years of Gender & Development journal Tune into our Facebook page on Friday 11th May, 3.30 – 5.00 pm British Summer Time (+1GMT) to see a panel discussion featuring: Professor Naila Kabeer, London School of Economics Professor Ruth Pearson, University of Leeds Professor Shirin Rai, University of …