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New Call for Contributions: Women, Work and the Digital Economy

Nilanjana Bhowmick Call for contributions, Gender & Development Journal

In 2016, the digital economy was valued at USD 11.5 trillion, or 15 per cent of the world’s GDP, and it is projected to grow rapidly – but are women and other socio-economically marginalised groups able to reap the benefits of this growth? Globally, there is a glaring gender digital divide, especially in the Global South, that manifests at the …

No environmental justice without gender justice

Caroline Sweetman Blog, Gender, Gender & Development Journal, Natural Resources

Gender equality and women’s rights are core to attaining sustainable, just human development. Editor, Caroline Sweetman, introduces the natural resource justice issue of the Gender & Development. 2017 was the deadliest year yet for environmental activism: 150 women and men have so far been murdered for defending natural resources and the communities who depend on them. Millions of the world’s poorest people live …