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How to design projects to end violence against women and girls

29 July 2015

This toolkit was developed by UN Women’s Pacific Regional Ending Violence against Women Facility Fund (Pacific Fund) in response to requests by stakeholders for practical, user-friendly materials and resources that would help them design and implement successful projects to end violence against women and girls. 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

Gender equality and food security: Women’s empowerment as a tool against hunger

01 January 2013

This report explores how gender equality can contribute to food security. The report describes the relationship between gender-based discrimination and the different channels through which households and individuals access food. It concludes that while equality of treatment between women and men and food security are mutually supportive, gender equality remains an elusive goal in many regions, and a transformation of traditional gender roles is urgently needed. More

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

01 January 2013

This report examines how agricultural investments in Lao People's Democratic Republic affect rural employment opportunities for women and men as well as their access to land. It also provides policy recommendations on key issues. More

Ending poverty: Learning from good practices of small and marginal farmers

01 January 2013

This publication is intended for Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) staff and other development practitioners. The publication records experiences gained and good practices identified by participants, and summarizes the lessons learned by drawing on the experiences of smallholder female farmers in India. The publication also documents the models that make SEWA of India an exemplary organization in addressing grass-roots issues using a needs-based, capacity-development approach. More

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

01 January 2011

Policies to expand trade and to promote Bhutan´s unique overall goal of maximizing "gross national happiness" should be linked to strategies for educating women and enhancing their positions in society and in the economy, a new United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) study says. 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

Asia in the economic crisis: Impacts and responses from a gender perspective

01 February 2009

This publication focuses on the gender dimensions of the crisis. Its purpose is to discuss how and why the economic crisis will affect men’s and women’s employment and incomes differently and unequally, and to advocate that these are important considerations for successful national responses. More

Gender and ICT: Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme e-primers for the information economy, society and polity

01 January 2007

This e-Primer looks at information and communications technology (ICT) for development through a gender lens. It provides a gender perspectives to issues of ICT policies; access and control; education, training and skill development; and content development, and introduces a framework to integrate gender in ICT for development and empower women. More

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