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HeForShe pinning Male HoA UNCT Ethiopia of March 2016

25 March 2016

It is with great pleasure that we reach out to you following a highly successful launch of the HeForShe campaign in Ethiopia and subsequent months of strong commitment pledged to the Campaign. The December launch at Capital Hotel was a beautiful event where men and women came together to boldly declare that gender equality is not just a women’s issue, it is a human rights issue. Since the launch an increasing number of men have signed up for the Campaign, recognizing that we must all be equal partners to create a gender equal world... More

Looking at trade policy through a 'gender lens': Summary of seven country case studies conducted by UNCTAD

01 December 2014

This paper presents summaries of the seven country case studies undertaken by UNCTAD during the period 2010-2014 on the topic of trade liberalization from a gender perspective. The case studies are on Rwanda, The Gambia, Lesotho, Cape Verde, Angola, Bhutan and Uruguay. The studies are part of UNCTAD’s activities on trade, gender, and development carried out by the organization in accordance with its mandate. More

Who is benefiting from trade liberalization in Rwanda? A gender perspective

01 September 2014

The study, Who is Benefiting from Trade Liberalization in Rwanda? A Gender Perspective, attempts to assess the impacts of Rwanda's trade policies on women and examines their role the country's economy. The report found that Rwanda has acknowledged the importance of gender equality and women's empowerment as tools for development and has made remarkable advances in furthering the status of women and girls - especially in education and political participation. More

Who is benefiting from trade liberalization in Angola? A gender perspective.

01 November 2013

This study seeks to explore the impacts of Angola's integration into the world economy mainly as an oil exporter and in particular, to analyse whether there is a gender bias in the effects of trade. More

The fisheries sector in the Gambia: Trade, value addition and social inclusiveness, with a focus on women

01 July 2013

This report sets out a detailed analysis of the fisheries sector and its prospects for value-addition and social inclusiveness, with a focus on women. More

The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access, labour and income-generating opportunities: A case study of selected agricultural investments in Zambia

01 January 2013

This study assesses the ways agricultural investments affect women and men in Zambia through two case studies, the Kaleya Smallholder Company Ltd and ETC Bio-Energy Ltd, to then provide recommendations for investors and policymakers. More

The gender and equity implications of land-related investments on land access, labour and income-generating opportunities in Northern Ghana: The case study of Integrated Tamale Fruit Company

01 January 2013

This report examines how agricultural investments in Ghana affect economic opportunities for women, as compared to men. It draws on a case study of the Integrated Tamale Food Company and provides recommendations for investors and policymakers. More

Who is benefiting from trade liberalization in Lesotho? A gender perspective

01 August 2012

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNACTD) aims to contribute to the analysis of the linkages between trade policy and gender equality, and to the related international debate, by looking at specific country experiences. This study is one in a series of case studies that are being conducted by UNCTAD in six developing and least developed countries, namely Angola, Bhutan, Cabo Verde, Lesotho, Rwanda and Uruguay. More

Community listeners’ clubs: Stepping stones for action in rural areas

01 August 2012

This publication summarises the unique experience of the community listeners' clubs set up in Niger and the Democratic Republic of Congo by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)-Dimitra and its partners. These action-based information and communication processes have proved so successful that Dimitra decided to share the experience. More

Who is benefiting from trade liberalization in Cape Verde? A gender perspective

01 December 2011

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) aims to contribute to the analysis of the linkages between trade policy and gender equality, and to the related international debate, by looking at specific country experiences. This study is one in a series of case studies that are being conducted by UNCTAD in six developing countries, namely Angola, Bhutan, Cabo Verde, Lesotho, Rwanda and Uruguay. More

Communicating gender for rural development: Integrating gender in communication for development

01 August 2011

The document is designed to promote the introduction of a gender perspective into communication for development initiatives in rural areas. The publication will be useful to all development practitioners, particularly rural communicators and staff of community radio stations. More

Accelerating universal access to reproductive health: Countries leading the way

01 January 2011

Case studies from Ethiopia, Malawi, Nepal, and Rwanda: The case studies highlight policy innovations to improve and accelerate access to sexual and reproductive health, improved outcomes, and continuing actions to achieve universal access. More

HIV prevention gains momentum: Success in female condom programming

01 January 2011

This report examines a number of success stories in the fight against HIV. Examples come from countries such as Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Nigeria and the Caribbean region. More

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