This paper contextualizes and reviews recent research on unpaid care work in the Global South, with a particular focus on projects funded through the multi-donor Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program and IDRC.
Reports-Published dateMonday, July 2, 2018 - 00:00
Journal articlesINTERNET USE GENDER ROLES WOMEN'S PARTICIPATION FEMINISM Governance SOCIAL STRUCTURE Gender
The wide swath of political actions, including those that renegotiate gender through the appropriation of digital space, tend to be "fragments" of micro-power that do not necessarily add up to making a political agora.Published dateTuesday, January 1, 2013 - 00:00
In Afghanistan, as in other parts of the world, participation in local politics, community organizing and development projects is seen as key to women's empowerment, both as individuals and as a group.
Inter-community disturbances can have both disempowering and empowering effects on women and gender relations. The disempowering effects are well documented but the empowering effects often go unnoticed.
Crossing over the barriers : a historical journey of women's political leadership in the Anglophone Caribbean
The paper looks at political leadership by women and the implications for women in the Anglophone Caribbean by assessing Caribbean women’s progress against the progress of women in selected outliers-Switzerland, Finland and Rwanda.Published dateThursday, January 2, 2014 - 05:00