UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

2009 World Survey on the Role of Women in Development: Women's control over economic resources and access to financial resources, including microfinance.

Posted on January 1, 2009

The World Survey on the Role of Women in Development is the flagship publication of the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women. More

Results-Based Initiatives – Women’s Economic Empowerment Works. We Can Prove It.

Posted on January 1, 2009

Empowering women and achieving gender equality are key to driving economies and reducing feminized poverty. More

Towards Gender Equality in Humanitarian Response: Addressing the Needs of Women and Men in Gaza. A Guidebook for the Humanitarian Sector

Posted on January 1, 2009

The already grave humanitarian situation caused by the 18-month-long blockade of the Gaza Strip was compounded by Israel's 23-day military offensive in December 2008 and January 2009. The social and economic repercussions spread across all sectors of Gazan society, but were also mediated by men's and women's gender roles and identities. More

Women and Local Economies, Territories, Knowledge and Power: Recognizing the processes of women entrepreneurship in the rural areas of Central America

Posted on January 1, 2009

Mujeres y Economias Locales, territorios, saberes y poderes represents the first product that MyDEL Programme delivered as part of its first phase.Through this project, the programme sought to generate research-reflection-action-advocacy-based knowledge, all of it with an aim to propose models and tools for equitable and sustainable development models. More