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Gender in Development Organisations (Oxfam Focus on Gender Series)

by Caroline Sweetman

  • 106 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Oxfam Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Feminism,
  • Organizational theory & behaviour,
  • Development Studies (Social Sciences),
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Middle East,
  • Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Women"s Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11613694M
    ISBN 100855983655
    ISBN 109780855983659

    Join us in dialogue and action with a broad range of women and men committed to Caribbean social movements for gender justice, economic justice and climate justice. Contribute to solving local and regional issues and to the development of public policy, advocacy and activism in . Step 1 Ask the participants to share whether gender inequality exists in their community/country. Step 2 Write down any statements that explain why women do not share equal status with men in all spheres of society. Step 3 Ask them what consequences this inequalities have for the development of their nations/on the global level.

    The Gender and Development Network GADN is a diverse, effective and inclusive membership network made up of leading UK-based non-governmental organisations’ (NGO) staff, practitioners, consultants and academicians working on gender, development and women’s rights issues. Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Woman's Role in Economic Development has been cited often and has generated debate and controversy that has deepened our understanding of human development. The publication of the book in marks the beginning of the multidisciplinary WID field that brought together researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers/advocates initially to work to integrate women into the development .

    A workplace gender equality policy clearly outlines the organisation’s stated gender equality intent, priorities and practices. This is an important tool for communicating to managers and employees the expectations and standards to ensure that women and men are equally represented, valued and rewarded in the organisation. The ILO Policy on Gender Equality and Mainstreaming supports a two-pronged approach of gender mainstreaming: analysing and addressing in all ILO initiatives the specific needs of both women and men, and targeted interventions to enable women and men to participate in, and benefit equally from, development efforts.


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Gender in Development Organisations (Oxfam Focus on Gender Series) by Caroline Sweetman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gender in Development Organisations Book Description: This book draws on the experience of organizations working to promote women's full participation in the development process, looking at the obstacles that stand in the way; examining gender auditing; the institutionalization of gender; integrating gender into country programmes; the process of creating a gender strategy and using gender training.

This book draws together the experience of organizations working to promote women’s full participation in the development process, looking at the obstacles that stand in the way. Issues examined include gender auditing; the institutionalization of gender; the experience of a UN agency of integrating gender into its country programme; the process of creating a gender strategy and using gender training.

Gender Planning and Development provides an introduction to an issue of primary importance and constant debate. It will be essential reading for academics, practitioners, undergraduates and trainees in anthropology, development studies, women's studies and social policy.

more/5(9). Feminists in Development Organizations: Change from the margins Rosalind Eyben and Laura Turquet (eds.) Book Review This book provides a highly readable insight into the working lives of women (no men were included) engaged as gender specialists in a variety of organisations involved in development activities.

It summarises the findings of a collaborative project conducted from to. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Articles originally published in the journal Gender and development, vol. 5, no. Book Description. At a time when some corporate women leaders are advocating for their aspiring sisters to ‘lean in’ for a bigger piece of the existing pie, this book puts the spotlight on the deep structures of organizational culture that hold gender inequality in place.

Gender at Work: Theory and Practice for 21st Century Organizations makes a compelling case that transforming the unspoken, informal. Abstract This book explores how organizational processes and practices systematically work to produce gender inequities and (dis)advantage.

Book Series Working in Gender & Development book series The WiGaD series brings together themed selections of the best articles from the journal Gender & Development, and other Oxfam publications repackaged in book form to reach a wide audience of development practitioners and policy makers, and students and academics.

6 Gender Mainstreaming Manual – A book of practical methods Introduction If we are to challenge and change an activity or operation, we need working models and methods that help us achieve our aims. Gender mainstreaming is development work with a long-term perspective and only fully bears fruit when it is done system-atically.

Development of a gender responsive work plan in PROFILE Table below presents the profile of participants to the gender training. 2 TABLE 1: PROFILE Men Women Program- mes Operations PREP GROLS JPLG Other Tot al Hargeisa 17 5 1 3 8 6 5 22 Garowe   The nine chapters include discussions on changes in theoretical approaches, gender complexities and the Millennium Development Goals; social and biological reproduction including differing attitudes to family planning by states and variation in education and access to housing; differences in health and violence at major life stages for women and men and natural disasters and gender roles in rural and urban areas.

The book is divided into five parts, incorporating readings from the leading experts and authorities in each field. The result is a unique and extensive discussion, a guide to the evolution of the field, and a vital point of reference for those studying or with a keen interest in women in the development process.

gender mainstreaming within the United Nations over the coming decade will require the inputs of such experts, working in a catalytic manner to deepen the awareness, knowledge, commitment and.

The systematic gathering and examination of information on gender differences and social relations in order to identify, understand and redress inequities based on gender. Gender analysis is a valuable descriptive and diagnostic tool for development planners and crucial to gender mainstreaming efforts.

Achieving gender development requires the considerations of various aspects tailored to the needs of all the students. In developing countries one of the main barriers to gender development is the. This revised and updated third edition of Gender and Development provides a concise, accessible introduction to gender and development issues in the developing world and in the transition countries of Eastern and Central Europe.

The nine chapters include discussions on: changes in theoretical approaches, gender complexities and the Sustainable Development Goals; social and. Healthy Gender Development and Young Children: A Guide for Early Childhood Programs and Professionals.

offers practical guidance for teachers, caregivers, parents and staff. It draws on decades of research on child and gender development, and experiences of early childhood educators, pediatricians, and mental health professionals.

organizations and institutions to establish gender equality. Hence, in addition to tinkering, through the establishment of formal equality policies, and tailoring, through positive action, transformation through gender mainstreaming is crucial and necessary addition (Rees ).

strengths, how gender relations are changing, and the factors causing changes in gender relations. Often, these organisations have a rich knowledge of how current development activities and trends are helping or hindering women and men.

With adequate resources, they can be. Gender and Work in Global Value Chains: Capturing the Gains. by Stephanie Barrientos, Cambridge, New York, and Melbourne: Cambridge University Press,pp., £ (hbk), $ (ebook), ISBN:. in cooperation between gender equality staff, external gender mainstreaming consultants and members of the senior management or in a participatory procedure involving some or all of the workforce, based upon how organisational strategies are usually developed and decided upon within an organisation.The book is intended to meet the needs of development practitioners, trainers, researchers, and students for an introduction to such gender frame- works; we hope that, in addition, it will be of use to those who are already familiar with the main concepts and methodologies.a commitment to transformational development, recognises gender and development (GAD) as an essential and critical component of its ministry.

As a widely referenced social transformation theory, gender and development focuses not on the needs of women and girl children in isolation, but on gender.