Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Tapping the Sustainable Development Goals for progressive gender equity and equality policy?

This article examines the new agenda for sustainable development adopted by the United Nations, to see if it contains policies for gender equity and equality as well as for sustainable … Continue reading

Saturday, 12 March 2016 · Leave a comment

The futures past of the Women, Peace and Security agenda

This special issue of International Affairs, launched on International Women’s Day 2016, explores the potential and limits of the Women, Peace and Security agenda, a global policy architecture supporting gender … Continue reading

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Connecting Perspectives on Women’s Empowerment

A new IDS Bulletin entitled Connecting Perspectives on Women’s Empowerment makes a timely contribution to our understanding of how ideas around empowerment have evolved and how we can move forward … Continue reading

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Women at Work Trends 2016

The Women at Work report provides the latest ILO data on women’s position in labour markets, examines the factors behind these trends and explores the policy drivers for transformative change. Throughout … Continue reading

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do with It?

The contributions to this Edited Collection reveal the complexity of the deceptively simple question posed by its title: Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do With It? … Continue reading

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Power and the Sustainable Development Goals: a feminist analysis

This article offers a power analysis of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process and outcomes, from a feminist perspective. Many see, in the SDGs, several opportunities for progress on gender … Continue reading

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Islamic Feminism – A contradiction in terms?

In recent times, Islamic feminism has emerged as a challenge to patriarchy in Muslim societies. Given the varieties of Islam and feminisms that exist, a fixed meaning cannot be attached … Continue reading

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Balancing the Burden? Women’s Time Poverty and Infrastructure in Asia

Around the world, women do more work than men because of gender divisions of labor that cause most of the burden of housework and care work to fall on women … Continue reading

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Confronting Gender Inequality

The LSE Gender Institute is pleased to announce the publication of the Gender, Inequality and Power Commission’s final report: ‘Confronting Gender Inequality’. The Commission was designed to draw on LSE … Continue reading

Wednesday, 6 January 2016 · Leave a comment