Gender & Development at AWID Forum 2012

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Gender & Development reception On April 19 to 22 over 2000 women’s rights leaders and activists from around the world gathered at the Haliç Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey for the 12th AWID International Forum, the theme of which was ‘Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice’. Gender & Development was delighted to be there, hosting what has become for us …

Learning Project: Gender and the Economic Crisis Learning Project

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In 2009 Gender & Development led a learning project on gender and the economic crisis in partnership with Oxfam GB. Project aims To provide a forum for researchers, academics, feminist activists and gender and development advocates and community workers to come together to focus on gender equality and women’s rights in the economic crisis, and to position Oxfam as a …

Learning Project: Beyond Gender Mainstreaming

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From November 2011 to November 2012 Gender & Development ran a major Learning Project on Beyond Gender Mainstreaming, in partnership with the UK Gender and Development Network (GADN).The project involved a conceptual discussion about experience and successes of different approaches to integrating gender and women’s rights into development and humanitarian work. We aimed to distil best practice and innovation, and answer some …