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Follow via webcast: Forum on Empowerment through Household Methodologies [News]

IFAD, Oxfam and Hivos are jointly organizing a "Forum on Empowerment through Household Methodologies" in Rome, 27 - 29 June 2016 for practitioners and key players, with a special focus on Gender Action Learning System (GALS).

The Forum will gather experts and champions in household methodologies, including from IFAD supported projects in ESA and WCA, and observers from NGOs, UN agencies...

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Join the Conversation on Rural Women's Economic Empowerment [News]

Through a partnership between UN Women, FAO, IFAD and WFP, the Joint Programme on “Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women,” (RWEE) creates a space for gender practitioners to share their experiences working to empower rural women all over the world. An initiative...

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At WHS, participants vow to put women and girls at centre of decision-making [News]

The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) drew to a close on 24 May, after two days of historic discussions among global leaders from 173 countries, focused on how to respond more effectively and inclusively to major humanitarian crises and be better prepared to meet future challenges. Leaders demonstrated overwhelming support for the Secretary-General’s call for a new ‘Agenda for...

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IDS Gender and Sexuality Research and Knowledge Cluster update June 2016 [News]

The Gender and Sexuality Research and Knowledge Cluster of the Institute of Development Studies has released an e-update with news on the Cluster's work and responses to current development issues. 

Some highlights include:

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UNDP AFIM and APDEV present Digital Directory for Women and Youth [News]

The United Nations Development Program's African Facility for Inclusive Markets, in collaboration with the NEPAD Agency's Africa Platform for Development Effectiveness (also known as "APDev") have developed a unique "living digital directory" - The African Women and Youth Finance...

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Opportunities from United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training (UNU-GEST) Programme [News]

The UNU-GEST Programme at the University of Iceland is inviting government ministries and agencies, NGOs, civil society foundations and international development partners working in the field of gender equality to nominate and encourage promising young professionals to apply for a five-month fellowships in the 2017 Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in...

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BMGF Rethinks the Gender Data Gap [News]
"Not having data...means that you cannot design the right policies, you cannot track progress." - Mayra Buvinic

In 2015, the member states of the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity over the next 15 years. But without accurate global data on...

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Closing the Gender Gap in Humanitarian Action [News]

Did you know that when crises strike, gender inequalities are often exacerbated? UN Women has created an interactive infographic presenting the facts and figures of gender gaps in humanitarian action that should not be ignored. The infographic presents the current situation, particular impacts...

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