Why are over 3 million people campaigning on violence against women in South Asia?

September 28, 2011
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The latest (big) numbers on land grabs, and some powerful case studies

September 22, 2011
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Will the new World Development Report transform our thinking on gender and inequality?

September 19, 2011
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Nike v Commonwealth – who's best on women's rights?

September 15, 2011
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Justice for Women: great new report from UN Women

July 6, 2011
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New international rules on domestic workers – will they make a difference?

June 28, 2011
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The first ever World Disability Report – what took them so long?

June 10, 2011
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India's missing girls: gendercide and a few glimmers of optimism

April 13, 2011
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The World Bank gender team responds; lessons from successful women's rights coalitions; male attitudes to violence against women: some reading for International Women's Day

March 8, 2011
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Gender Equality and Development: What will (and won’t) be in the 2012 World Development Report?

January 28, 2011
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Are Grey Panthers the next big thing in campaigning?

November 2, 2010
It’s probably a sign of my advancing years, but I’ve been wondering whether NGOs are missing a trick by endlessly targeting young people to become their activists. Sure, they’re the leaders of tomorrow, but what about us wrinklies? This all came to a head when I went out for a beer with a friend of mine who recently turned 60.
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UN Women: the United Nations gets its act together on gender

July 9, 2010
One of the things undermining the effectiveness of the UN’s work on gender issues has been the lack of a single agency with responsibility for the subject. Now, after years of difficult negotiations, the U.N. General Assembly has voted to set up a body that will seek to improve the situation of women and girls around the world. The new body
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