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    World Development Report

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Global

    The 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development finds that women's lives around the world have improved dramatically, but gaps remain in many areas. The authors use a conceptual framework to examine progress to date, and then recommend policy actions.

    One of the key messages of the report is that:

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Global

    [By Pamela Caro - Coordinated by Alejandra Scampini] The Feminist Perspectives Towards Transforming Economic Power series shares information, experiences from the ground, and testimonies from diverse groups of women. It provides analysis and builds knowledge on alternative visions and practices of development, with a vision of transformation.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2010
    Ghana

    This International Women and Mining Network - RIMM's publication is one step towards building an awareness of the challenges and struggles experienced by women in particular places where companies are extracting wealth from the depths of the earth. The perspectives of these outspoken women on mining are rarely heard in international media, court rooms, parliamentary legislatures, or international policy development forums.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Global

    [IATP Blog] In mid-September, I had the pleasure to attend a two-day consultation run by the Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL), housed at Rutger's University (which, by the way, I was told boasts a freshman year this year that includes no less than 46 percent first generation university students. Kudos!). The consultation was the third that the CWGL has held with U.N.

  5. Library Resource

    Experience from Mongolia - By H.Ykhanbai and Ts.Odgerel, JASIL

    Reports & Research
    September, 2011
    Mongolia

    In our interventions CM includes a major role for the community, as well as for different social and less privileged groups, such as women. One of the project interventions has been the establishment of women groups in all communities and their increased participation in the decision-making for NRM. We also organized different activities to support women’s household income generation activities.

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    Focus on Land in Africa: Mali Lesson Brief, Women, Inheritance, and Islam

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Africa

    This lesson brief discusses the stratutory, customary, and religious frameworks governing women's rights to land in Mali and offers suggestions as to how these rights might be strenghtened.  It is part of the Focus on Land in Africa: Land Tenure and Property Right online educational tool.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2011
    Asia, Global

    [From AWID We, the Women’s Major Group representatives* at the Asia Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for Rio+20 call on governments to reaffirm their commitments to Agenda 21 and the Beijing Platform for Action, and fulfill their obligations to the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. 

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    A ray of hope beacons

    Reports & Research
    January, 2011
    Global

    This book is the result of a recent field study conducted between May and July 2011 in Uganda by the Uganda Land Alliance.  The ULA’s documentation team embarked on field trips in 8 different country districts (Amuru, Apac, Gulu, Pader, Hoima, Kyenjojo, Mubende and Jinja) to establish the progress women have made vis a vis their rights to land and identified individuals who have made gains in ‘fighting’ for their land rights. These persons were asked to share their stories.

    The detailed experiences captured from the cases have been published into the book

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