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

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 generations of feminists in the …

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 …

UN Women: Chau Doan

Migrants in a global economy: our new issue

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

The fortitude and resourcefulness of the world’s migrant women workers are our focus in the new issue. Its co-editors are Ruth Pearson and Caroline Sweetman. In 2018, there were an estimated 258 million international migrants, including 124.8 million women. But while the numbers are on the rise – the total was about 173 million in 2000, and 102 million in …

Call for Contributions: Re-imagining International Development

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED. Our March 2020 issue will focus on Re-imagining Development. See our Call for Contributions here. International development is under fire. In 2019, in a post #AidToo world where patriarchal power and privilege are being called out by feminists and anti-racists in humanitarian response and development interventions, can international development rise to the profound critiques of it …

Watch again: Livestream Panel, Young Feminisms, 20 February 2019

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Watch the panel event focusing on Young Feminisms that launched our issue of the same name. Hear from some amazing young feminists about activism, leadership and funding, and how international development should learn from them in light of the rising right, inequalities and threats to rights at this time of #metoo and #aidtoo, Panelists: Nasra Ayub, Bristol Student Union and Integrate UK,  Isabel …

Listen again: 12 Feb international webinar, Young Feminisms

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Featuring: Catherine Nyambura, FEMNET Esther Moraes and Vinita Sahasranaman, The YP Foundation Gopika Bashi, Lucia Martelotte, Boikanyo Modungwa, Euge Olmos, FRIDA/Young Feminist Fund Nicci Morgan, Programme Adviser – Youth, Gender & Active Citizenship, Oxfam and introduced by Caroline Sweetman, Editor of Gender & Development  

Help choose G&D’s themes for 2020-21!

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

Happy holidays to all! Calling all feminists working inside and outside international development and humanitarian work. We’re looking for five future themes for issues from July 2020 – July 2021. This is the first time we’ve gone public online with this ask. See a full list of all the themes we’ve ever covered here. (Meanwhile here in the G&D office, our …

Young feminists, new feminisms

Caroline Sweetman Uncategorized

Imogen Davies and Caroline Sweetman, editors of our new issue on Young Feminisms, write: Today, 24.6 per cent of the world’s population is aged between 10 and 24. Almost nine out of ten live in less-developed countries. In many countries, youth populations make up over half or even two-thirds of their total: 56 per cent of the population in Guatemala is …