Reports (71)
Author(s): S. Baden, Institute of Development Studies UK, Jun 1997
Do women experience war and its aftermath differently to men' Is it possible that conflict in Mozambique had a positive impact on gender relations' This study provides a gender... Find out more
Author(s): S. Baden, R. Masika, Institute of Development Studies UK, Jun 1997
Gender debates on infrastructure have been restricted to particular sectors, notably water and sanitation, where women's role collecting water, and the impacts on health are recognised... Find out more
Author(s): Z. Oxaal, Institute of Development Studies UK, Jun 1997
The demand for girls to stay at home and do domestic labour poses an obstacle to girls' education. Furthermore, households often do not see the benefits of schooling girls. Reasons... Find out more
Author(s): Z. Oxaal, S. Baden, BRIDGE, Jan 1997
What is women's empowerment' If women are empowered, does that mean that men have less power' Empowerment has become a new 'buzzword' in international development language but is often... Find out more
Author(s): S. Joekes, R. Masika, Institute of Development Studies UK, Sep 1996
How do women stand in employment opportunity' To what extent are they able to create livelihoods on par with men in a changing global economic climate' While standard data shows a rise... Find out more
Author(s): B. Bryne, Institute of Development Studies UK, Jul 1996
What do wars mean for women' In what ways can gender analysis contribute to conflict resolution and prevention' With reference to case studies, this report shows how conflict at its... Find out more
Author(s): B. Bryne, R. Marcus, T. Powers-Stevens, Institute of Development Studies UK, Jul 1996
How are gender relations affected in the four phases of an armed conflict: pre-conflict; conflict; peace process; and post-conflict? This report presents detailed case studies of... Find out more
Author(s): S. Baden, Institute of Development Studies UK, Jun 1996
Do interest rates or financial services matter to women in developing countries? This report analyses gender issues in financial liberalisation and argues that processes of financial... Find out more
Author(s): S. Baden, B. Byrne, K. J. Laier, Institute of Development Studies UK, May 1996
What are national governments doing to promote the status of women? Governments have created women's committees, divisions, and bureaux, but have these had any impact? This report... Find out more
Author(s): S. Baden, Z. Oxaal, Institute of Development Studies UK, May 1996
Poor enforceability of women's rights in the home, over property, and in the labour market mean that women are more vulnerable to poverty than men. Poverty drives women into situations... Find out more