Decolonising Knowledge and Practice: Our new issue

Anandita Ghosh Blog

The Gender & Development team is happy to share its July-November 2023 issue on Decolonising knowledge and practice As Gender & Development comes close to completing two years since its transition from its editorial base in Oxfam Great Britain to its new editorial home hosted by a consortium of six southern Oxfam affiliates comprising Oxfams Brasil, Colombia, India, KEDV (Turkey), …

Call for Contribution: Volume 32, Issue 3: Disaster and Resilience: intersectional approaches towards establishing resilient communities during crises (Closed)

Anandita Ghosh Uncategorized

Disasters are often the result of poor policy decisions and have severe development related implications on impoverished and disadvantaged communities in both global North and South. They are also more than just ‘events’ and their multidimensional implications continue to shape the collective lives and memories of those affected, far beyond the occurrences (also called a ‘disaster cycle’). Socially, economically and …

Women Human Rights Defenders: Our new issue

Anandita Ghosh Uncategorized

Whether resisting oppressive laws in Zimbabwe, peacebuilding in the former Yugoslavia, or speaking up for migrants on the US-Mexico border, women are leading the push for rights across the globe. Anandita Ghosh introduces the latest issue of the Gender & Development Journal on “Women Human Rights Defenders” The past decade and a half have seen a steady democratic decline as …

Call for Contributions: Volume 32, Issue 1: Gender and Public Space (Call Closed)

Anandita Ghosh Call for contributions

The meaning and purpose of public space continues to be discussed across the disciplines of geography, urban studies, and gender studies. Gendered access to public space has been widely deliberated in both academic and activist contexts in this century, with significant research on its relationship with caste, class, gender, and disability. Although public spaces are considered integral to cities, there …

Women, Work, and the Digital Economy: Our new Issue

Anandita Ghosh Blog

The Gender & Development team is happy to share its November 2022 issue on Women, Work and the Digital Economy. The massive scale at which the economy is undergoing digitalisation – in the form of digital labour platforms, mobile technologies and digital financial services, has had a transformative effect on work, labour relations, mobility of goods, people and services, and …

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 (Closed)

Anandita Ghosh Call for contributions

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 …

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CLOSED: Call for Contributions: Volume 31, Issue 1: Women human rights defenders

James Heywood Uncategorized

Women human rights defenders constitute an integral, though often invisible and unrecognised part of social justice movements and efforts. The significant contribution of WHRDs towards mobilising progressive social and political change is increasingly being recognised. They rise against divisive forces, corporations, fundamentalist groups and totalitarian governments, while protecting the rights of the marginalised and vulnerable. There is increasing evidence that …