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Gender and Generation

We have 8 items tagged with ‘Gender and Generation’.
  • Women collecting clean water at a water pump

    Strengthening women and youth voices for climate action

    The 'Strengthening Women and Youth Voices' project will develop tools to enable women and young people to identify and articulate gender transformative priorities in response to climate change in Zanzibar and Northern Tanzania

    20 May 2019 | Project | Climate change
  • Responding to the realities of rural youth

    Across the developing world, rural youth are turning their back on small-scale agriculture. Fed up with limited access to markets, assets finance and infrastructure in rural areas — and lured by the thought of better jobs elsewhere — young people are increasingly choosing a mobile livelihood, moving to and from bigger rural towns or cities and combining a series of income-generating activities, in both rural and urban areas.

    31 May 2012 | News | Food and agriculture
  • Boys herd family cows in Wakesi, Kenya while dark grey storm clouds gather behind.

    Looking beyond land to support rural youth

    This was one of the conclusions of participants at a provocative seminar ‘Rural youth today, farmers tomo

    30 May 2012 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • A young parliamentarian addresses the Shadow Children’s Parliament in Lesotho, Credit: World Vision Lesotho

    What makes a citizen?

    Citizenship is a topical issue in the UK: it’s a compulsory school curriculum subject and immigrants are required to sit a Citizenship exam to show their knowledge of their adoptive country. But what does `being a citizen’ really mean?

    9 January 2012 | Blog | Governance
  • Young citizens: African youth step up to governance challenges

    All over the world citizens are starting to demand accountability from those in power. We are seeing exciting experiments in participatory governance. But are they working for young people? And what spaces are most promising for the participation of children and youth?

    13 December 2011 | News | Governance
  • Engendering change in the crisis

    When recession hits the developing world, it is often women who bear the brunt of falling incomes and joblessness. But how do women in differing contexts across the South respond to these challenges? More, what about other diversity issues - such as age, or sexual orientation - within the context of financial crisis?

    10 May 2010 | Blog | Economics
  • Addressing the needs of urban children and adolescents

    Not enough is known about practical and effective ways of addressing children's interests within urban development. Their concerns are rarely taken into account in most planning decisions, community development projects or housing and neighbourhood upgrading schemes.

    5 January 2009 | Project | Poverty
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