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Gender audit

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    IIED focus on outstanding women in sustainable development

    To mark International Women's Day, IIED has launched a series of blogs and interviews that reflect on the role, influence and impact of women in the field of sustainable development

    8 March 2018 | News | Gender
  • In Tanzania, former artisanal mining licensees Mwanahamisi Mzalendo and Mwanamkasi Rasi are among entreprenurial women who have pooled their resources to create a quarrying business. They control the day-to-day running of the quarry, including supervising labourers, dealing with the local authorities, and taking care of the site's environmental footprint (Photo: Magali Rochat/IIED)

    Q&A: Women are driving the change we need

    Fatima Denton describes how women's voices are becoming more prominent in policy circles but why more work is needed for this change to make a real difference to women on the ground

    8 March 2018 | Article | Gender
  • The 9th session of the World Urban Forum, the world's premier conference on urban issues, took place in Malaysia in February. Like many international events, there were questions about how it addressed gender (Photo: National Housing Development Authority, via Google licence)

    Moving past the token 'woman' word

    Does having women speakers and representation influence international events' overall focus on gender, and will having a woman at the top of UN-Habitat change how gender is considered in the agency's activities? Or do we still have further to go in integrating gender into events?

    7 March 2018 | Blog | Gender
  • Women in developing countries are particularly vulnerable, but are their voices sufficiently heard at major international events? (Photo: Victoria Hickman)

    New IIED discussion series focuses on gender at international events

    A new series of discussion seminars organised by IIED will examine how issues of gender are addressed at major international conferences. 

    31 January 2018 | News | Communication
  • A women's focus group is a key part of a governance assessment at Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda. It's essential that gender equality and equity is addressed in research proposals and activities (Image: IIED)

    On a learning curve towards gender mainstreaming

    From the inside out, IIED is taking measures to integrate gender equality into every aspect of our work. Rosalind Goodrich and Morgan Williams report back on institutional learning so far

    25 January 2018 | Blog | Communication
  • Ethiopian women sort coffee beans at a long table. Gender equality and equity are vital components of the way IIED works (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

    Putting gender into the heart of IIED

    IIED's mission is to build a fairer, more sustainable world using evidence, action and influence in partnership with others. But without gender equality and gender equity, there can be no social justice or sustainable development

    23 March 2016 | Page | Communication
  • The Deccan Development society works with poor women in Andhra Pradesh, India. It facilitates a network of women seedkeepers who conserve and exchange seeds (Photo: Deccan Development Society)

    Why women's empowerment is essential for sustainable development

    Is women's empowerment just the 'right thing to do'? A new book argues that there are deeper connections between gender equality and genuinely sustainable development

    2 February 2016 | Blog | Gender
  • The gender balance of the panel of special guests at the opening of IIED's 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation (CBA9) attracted criticism from the institute's staff (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED)

    Gender lens: putting on the spectacles

    As part of IIED's gender review and audit, Kate Lines asks if other organisations have advice or suggestions on improvements that we can make

    26 May 2015 | Blog | Gender
  • Ethiopian women sort coffee beans at a long table. IIED's Critical Theme will explore gender equality issues (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

    Empowered women = happy planet? Gender equality in a changing environment

    IIED's May Critical Theme seminar explored challenging questions on gender equality, women's empowerment and environmental change.

    18 May 2015 | Article | Communication
  • International experts on gender and employment participating in an IIED gender workshop in 2014 (Photo: Lucille Robinson/IIED)

    Gender in the workplace: do families always have to lose out?

    This year International Day of Families is focusing on gender equality. As IIED embarks on our own gender audit, Isilda Nhantumbo looks at the importance of gender and family roles within the workplace

    15 May 2015 | Blog | Communication
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