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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2008GlobalThe issue of climate change is not new, but its take-up as a key development concern is a fairly recent departure. Even more recent is the integration of a gender-sensitive perspective in climate change research and responses. This report, prepared for the UK Department for International Development (DFID), seeks to make the most of the available resources, drawing out useful insights to inform and strengthen future research on and interventions into gender and climate change.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2004Zimbabwe
This is the report of a workshop held in Zimbabwe on HIV/AIDS and property rights women, with the aim of empowering widows at the grassroots level, as well as orphans affected by insecure property rights. The report makes recommendations on how to increase tenure security for women and children affected by HIV/AIDS.
You can download this report from the FAO website.
A Training ManualTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2008Global
This guide specifically seeks to promote women's reproductive rights in India but presents methods and specific participatory tools that can be adapted to other issues and contexts, like women's land rights.
[From the FAO website] This training initiative provides a space to young women and girls to question and challange existing inequitable gender norms; promote positive constructs of gender and identity; improve their understanding about their body; their feelings and sexuality; and promote sexual and reproductive health.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Kenya
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2007Global
This book explores the meanings of gender justice and the practice of citizenship as shaped by context-specific histories, cultures and struggles. It presents a conceptual framework and provides four regional perspectives and a guideline for development programs. The section on Sub-Saharan Africa in particular focuses on the the definition of citizenship in the female experience as more than simply a formal relationship between the individual and the State, but also involving her position in a family, a community and an ethnic group.
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2000Global
Taking the step from appraisal to action using planning techniques that respond to the needs expressed by women and men.
This is a module for project planning from a gender perspective. It outlines experiences learned by various projects in Central America and provides practical guidleines for how to manage gender equity in the plannig process of a project.
You can download this module from the International Union for Conservation of Nature's website (IUCN).
Library ResourceTraining Resources & ToolsJanuary, 2007Global
This handbook is based on the experiences of the Huairou Commission the Women's Land Link Africa in using community mapping with groups of women. Community mapping allows grassroots women to assess and record the community's needs and assets and to imagine new solutions to the issues they are facing. The handbook provides through and practical guidelines for various community mapping methods.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2009Africa, Tanzania, Gambia, Ghana
[From the editorial] This issue of Feminist Africa seeks to explore the interconnections among economic liberalisation policies, land and resource tenures, and labour relations in the structuring of gendered livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. The focus on livelihoods departs somewhat from Feminist Africa’s niche in providing cutting-edge feminist analysis of issues of sexual politics and identities, national politics and democratisation processes, higher education and feminist research methodologies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2011Rwanda
Library ResourceInternational Conventions or TreatiesJanuary, 1999Global
The Optional Protocol entered into force in 2000.
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