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Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: 7th World Urban Forum Medellín Declaration – The outcome declaration from the Recent World Urban Forum conference in Medellin, Colombia as presented by UN Habitat. Exploring the Gender Dimension of Climate Finance Mechanisms – New briefing by the … Continue reading

Improving women’s conditions should go beyond the ticking of indicator boxes

Written by Shuvechha Khadka and Ajaya Dixit, researchers at the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition – Nepal (ISET-N). They have recently launched a new paper – The changing intersection of society and development goals: An examination aimed at improving policy-making– part of the Southern Voice Initiative. Too often MDG and other national-level development indicators … Continue reading

Gender activism must be taken out of posh hotels and into the mainstream

Written by Mariz Tadros, fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex on the Guardian’s poverty matters blog.  “When I think of gender and development practice, what immediately comes to mind are endless workshops, conferences, seminars, roundtables, policy briefings and media statements addressed to the converted, semi-converted and pretenders. All these are helpful, … Continue reading

How technology widens the gender gap

Written by Corinne Woods, UN Millennium Campaign on Reuters blog.   “The Internet and mobile phones have transformed our connections to people around the world. This technology has also, however, led to a widening gender gap in poorer countries. For it is largely men who control the information revolution that helps to educate, inform and … Continue reading

African Women & Girls at the Grassroots – Their Say on their World Post-2015

A new report by the Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD) that details the voices of African women and girls in the post Millennium Development Goals discussion. Based on citizen-driven workshops on the post-2015 framework held in 13 African countries, the report attempts to give voice to grassroots women with the aim to ensure women’s contribution forms … Continue reading

Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection: EFA Global Monitoring Report 2013/14 - Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All, by UNESCO and UN Girls’ Education Initiative 2013 Global Food Policy Report, by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Measuring Women’s Empowerment and Social Transformation in the Post-2015 Agenda, … Continue reading

Tracking gender in the post-2015 development agenda: from the MDGs to?

Posted on the International Women’s Development Agency blog. “Welcome to the first of a series of blog posts discussing the post-2015 development framework. From now until agreement is reached on a new set of global development priorities, we will be posting regular articles and reflections relating to the post-2015 development agenda, covering debates, developments and … Continue reading

One in 3: far more than a statistic

Written by Helen Parry, Senior Advisor on Sexual and Reproductive Health with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance on the DFID blog. “At the International HIV/AIDS Alliance’s recent 20th anniversary convention, Jackline Kemigisha, the founder of the Girls Awake Foundation in Uganda, shared her own compelling personal story of the impact of gender-based violence. She was conceived through rape, and … Continue reading

Myth and Reality: New Alliances to Challenge Stereotypes and Build Gender Equality Beyond 2015 – join us for this event

Written by Kate Hawkins, on the IDS Participation, Power and Social Change blog: “All over the world women’s rights activists, gender experts, donors, government representatives, and UN staffers are gearing up for this year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which will take place from the 10 to 21 March in New York. This year’s … Continue reading

Advancing Women’s Empowerment in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

Written by Shelley Ranii on the Center on International Cooperation blog: “On the topic of gender equality, admirable progress seems to have been made in theEighth Session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) discussion of “Promoting equality, including social equity, gender equality and women’s empowerment.” As the Co-Chairs’ concluding remarks and summary bullet pointssummed … Continue reading

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