The link between Unpaid Care Work, Poverty and  Gender-Based Violence: Are we advocating enough for Care supporting policies?

Anandita Ghosh Uncategorized

By Sharmishtha Nanda, Ruth Oloo, Amber Parkes, Anam Parvez Care is central to the well-being of humans.  Globally, women provide more than three-quarters of unpaid care work and make up two-thirds of the paid care workforce[1]. The goods and services produced through unpaid care work are critical in sustaining the “economically active” labour force on a daily and generational basis[2]. …

Call for Contributions: Volume 31, Issue 2&3: Decolonising Knowledge and Practice

Anandita Ghosh Uncategorized

The history of knowledge production and dissemination cannot be understood outside of the history of colonialism, patriarchy and capitalism that in turn underpin current neoliberal frameworks and institutions. Knowledge production is a process that entails power and is historically full of examples of colonial extraction and appropriation of knowledge systems from indigenous communities Furthermore, in the current global political context, which …

A Tribute to Dr. K Saradamoni

Anandita Ghosh Uncategorized

by Dr. Kumkum Roy August 2022 I first met Sardamoni more than forty years ago, in the late 1970s. We were fledgling feminists at that time, and she welcomed us with affection, paying attention to what we thought and said, even, and especially if she disagreed with us, with refreshing openness and candor. We soon realized that she, and others …

A gender-responsive recovery: ensuring women’s decent work and transforming care provision: Our new issue

Anandita Ghosh Uncategorized

G&D Editor Shivani Satija introduces the new issue. We are delighted to present this year’s first double issue of Gender & Development from the global South themed A gender-responsive recovery: Ensuring women’s decent work and transforming care provision. Collectively edited and shaped by a team of reputed feminist scholars and activists: Fatimah Kelleher, Jayati Ghosh and Valeria Esquivel, this issue …