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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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3/6/2016
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:

How can your organisation be more gender equal

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2/6/2016
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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20/5/2016
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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20/5/2016
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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17/5/2016
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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10/5/2016
New IFAD toolkit on "Reducing rural women’s domestic workload through labour-saving technologies and practices" [News]

IFAD Policy and Technical Advisory division has just released a new toolkit on Reducing rural women’s domestic workload through labour-saving technologies and practices.

This toolkit offers practical guidance, lessons and examples to help practitioners address this issue in the design and implementation of projects. It also provides...

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6/5/2016
A delegation of the WFO Women Committee met local farmers in Zambia [News]

Agriculture remains the key priority sector in the growth and poverty reduction agenda of Zambia. Over 60 percent of the population derives its livelihood from agriculture.

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5/5/2016

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