Reimagining International Development

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

Mary Ann Clements and Caroline Sweetman introduce the new issue… and invite you to listen back to the live launch, here…. Welcome to the Reimagining International Development issue, inspired by an online Conference titled Healing Solidarity: Re-imagining International Development, the brainchild of Mary Ann Clements, guest editor for this issue. This involved almost 2500 activists, practitioners and thinkers interested in re-imagining international development practice, reflecting …

Call for Contributions: Health

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

We’re excited to announce our Health Call for Contributions. The issue will be published in March 2021. The deadline for us to receive ideas for articles is 9th April 2020. Global efforts to improve the health of women largely focus on improving sexual and reproductive health and rights, with targets for action. Yet there’s currently a global backlash against women’s …

Call for Contributions: Climate Crisis

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED Announcing our Climate Crisis issue’s Call for Contributions. The issue will be published in November 2020, and the deadline for us to receive ideas for articles is 6th January 2020. Five years after the international community signed the Paris Agreement, committing it to take action, climate crisis is now clearly evident, causing disasters and suffering …

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Feminist research: it’s all about the politics

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

Caroline Sweetman introduces the Feminist Values in Research issue Welcome to the Feminist Values in Research issue of Gender & Development. In May 2018, the journal and the Women and Development Study Group of the UK Development Studies Association co-hosted a seminar on feminist research to celebrate G&D‘s 25th birthday. Lata Narayanaswamy, University of Leeds, and Katy Jenkins, Northumbria University, …

Podcast: Gender and disease outbreaks

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

Well worth a listen is G&D author Julia Smith’s podcast Why it’s important to focus on gender during an outbreak, on The Conversation website. Julia’s podcast is based on her article Overcoming the ‘tyranny of the urgent’: integrating gender into disease outbreak preparedness and response, published in our Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response issue (July 2019). In the article, Julia …

Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

G&D Editor Caroline Sweetman introduces the new issue Welcome to this issue, a collaboration with UN Women’s Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response Office, and Oxfam’s Global Humanitarian Team. Theresia Thylin of UN Women and Julie Lafreniere of Oxfam joined me on the editing team for the issue. By the end of 2018, 70.8 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide. The …

Beijing + 25 issue – Call for Contributions!

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED. 2020’s the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995 – a landmark moment for women’s rights and gender equality. A quarter of a century later, we’ll publish an issue marking this important milestone. What would a 2020 Beijing + 25 Platform for Action include? What challenges face new …

Announcing our new 2020-21 themes…

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

Announcing four future themes for future journal issues from July 2020 – July 2021. A big thank you to all of you who contacted us to make suggestions. In June 2020, we’re going to bring out a special issue to mark Beijing + 25 – the anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in China which was both a …

Help choose G&D’s themes for 2020-21!

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

We’re looking for five future themes for issues from July 2020 – July 2021. To get you thinking about what you’d like to see us publish… First, the journal has a proud history of publishing on themes which are current or emerging ‘hot topics’ for feminists working inside – and parallel to! – international development and humanitarianism – what do …