Feminists in Development Organizations: Change from the Margins - a new book edited by Rosalind Eyben and Laura Turquet reflects on the progress of gender mainstreaming in development. It draws on personal stories from feminists working within the aid bureaucracy to show how these women can build effective strategies to influence development organisations to foster greater understanding and forge more effective alliances for social change.
Srilatha Batliwala comments:
The innovative and even subversive strategies these feminist pioneers have deployed to make their institutions more accountable to women is a revelation
Feminists in Development Organizations is available to order from IDS Publications.
This project has identified and worked with feminist activists working within international development organisations that are shaping discourse and policy action – it explored their strategies and strengthened capacity to bring about change. …