Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Gender and Urban Climate Policy

In the context of gender and climate change, focus is often laid on women as a particularly vulnerable group that is strongly affected by the impacts of climate change. While … Continue reading

Saturday, 18 July 2015 · Leave a comment

Women’s voice and leadership: assessing the evidence

This ODI report looks at whether women’s capabilities and actions in different spheres lead them to have more presence and influence within private and public decision-making. Based on a review … Continue reading

Thursday, 7 May 2015 · Leave a comment

Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016

A major report from UN Women, “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights”, brings together human rights and economic policymaking to call for far-reaching changes to the … Continue reading

Thursday, 30 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Let’s Talk about Women’s Rights

UNRISD is marking the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, the outcome of the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women, with this Think Piece Series Let’s Talk about … Continue reading

Friday, 10 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Socioeconomic Welfare among Gender and Sexuality Non-normative People in India

This case study explores the socioeconomic experiences of gender and sexuality minority peoples in India, especially in respect of ways in which sexual and gender ‘difference’ may be correlated to … Continue reading

Thursday, 5 February 2015 · Leave a comment

Close the gap! The cost of inequality in women’s work

Sex discrimination at work costs women in poor countries $9 trillion each year – more than the combined GDPs of Britain, France and Germany. This huge inequality exists because women … Continue reading

Saturday, 24 January 2015 · Leave a comment

The Relationship between LGBT Inclusion and Economic Development

When LGBT people are denied full participation in society because of their identities, their human rights are violated, and those violations of human rights are likely to have a harmful … Continue reading

Monday, 29 December 2014 · Leave a comment

Challenging Patriarchy: Unsettling Men and Masculinities

Challenging Patriarchy presents contributions to the evolution of thinking on men and masculinities in Gender and Development, drawing on three IDS Bulletins published over a period of more than a … Continue reading

Friday, 7 November 2014 · Leave a comment

Being LGBT in Asia: Thailand Country Report

The history of homosexuality and transgender behaviours in Thailand has led to a complex and contradictory situation with the outward appearance of acceptance, and higher visibility of transgender people than … Continue reading

Thursday, 18 September 2014 · Leave a comment