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#IWD2022 : Eight Must-Read Articles From Gender & Development

Nilanjana Bhowmick Uncategorized

This year the theme for International Women’s Day is “Break the Bias.” Gender biases – whether conscious or unconscious – are the most persistent threat to women’s social and economic progress, especially in countries of the Global South. The Global Gender Gap Report, 2020, found that at the current rate of progression, we will achieve gender parity in 99.5 years. …

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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 …

Feminist Protests and Politics in a World in Crisis: Our new issue

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

G&D Editorial Team member Liz Cooke introduces the new issue. Welcome to this special double issue of Gender & Development, guest edited by Sohela Nazneen and Awino Okech and co-edited by Diya Dutta, Rita Soares, Liz Cooke and Ines Smyth. We are in unprecedented times. The world is facing impending climate disaster, the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the global refugee and …

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CLOSED Call for contributions: A Gender-Responsive Recovery: Ensuring Women’s Decent Work and Transforming Care Provision

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

CALL NOW CLOSED The COVID-19 pandemic and policy responses to its economic fallout have significantly undermined efforts to advance women’s economic justice. One year into the pandemic, it is now widely recognized that the pandemic, associated lockdowns and other containment measures have disproportionately impacted women, especially those experiencing other intersecting inequalities on the basis of race, class, gender identity, and …

Podcast: Gender and Health

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

In our latest podcast, Gender & Development’s Liz Cooke is joined by the guest editors of our March 2021 issue, which focuses on Health. Listen in to find out why a gender lens is important when considering health matters, and to learn about health inequities, COVID-19 and its gendered impact, and building back better after the pandemic. Taking part are: …

Guest editing the Health issue – some reflections

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

We are thrilled to have had three gender and health specialists – Janice Cooper, Renu Khanna and Sally Theobald – joining us to guest edit the Health issue of G&D. Here, Janice, who is Senior Project Adviser for the Liberia Mental Health Initiative at The Carter Center, shares her thoughts on the experience. When I agreed to join a team …

The ‘Visual Minutes’ of our new Health issue

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

As we launch our March 2021 issue on Health, we’re delighted to be sharing with you these ‘Visual Minutes’. Also known as a ‘graphic recording’, the minutes are a visual representation of some of the key themes and topics covered in the Health issue of the journal. We hope they inspire you to take a look at what’s inside this …

Our new Health issue

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

Liz Cooke, of G&D’s editorial team, introduces the March 2021 Health issue of the journal. There could scarcely be a more fitting time to be launching this latest issue of Gender & Development, which is focusing on health. As we were commissioning the issue this time last year, it was becoming clear that the COVID-19 outbreak – declared an international …

Gender and the Climate Crisis

Liz Cooke Uncategorized

Co-editors Irene Dankelman and Kavita Naidu introduce the Climate Crisis issue of Gender & Development It cannot be ignored any longer: scientific studies on average temperature rises the warming of the oceans, and shrinking snow cover and melting glaciers bring us the message of a profound crisis in our global climate. In November 2020 alone, Central America experienced extremely dangerous Hurricane …