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    Ghana Photography Workshop

    The Ghana Team had a unique experience on the weekend of 25-27 April 2008, learning photography and video techniques, under the tutelage of Tessa Lewin, the RPC Communications and Learning Officer and Anna Kari and Guilhem Alandry of Documentography. Participants were from the Foundation for Female Photojournalists (FFP), Memento Films, and one each from the Institute of African Studies and RPC Ghana and the training took place at the University of Ghana, Legon campus. …

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    Global Hub Advisory Group Meeting

    The first advisory group meeting for the Pathways Global Hub took place in London on 16 and 17 November 2006. The group has developed from the ideas and participation at the May scoping workshop. The group discussed the Scoping Report from the Global Hub and also the research proposals put together as a result of the shaping of the research agenda for RPC as a whole at the Inception Workshop. …

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    Global Hub Advisory Group Second Meeting

    The Global Hub held its 2nd Advisory Group Meeting on 13 February 2008 following a workshop on its Conceptualising Empowerment project. The advisory group is made up of members from civil society, academia and international development agencies with the purpose of helping to ensure the academic quality of research and effectiveness of the Global Hub communications strategy. The meeting included presentations of four research projects which started in 2007 and a report back on how the year had progressed. …

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    Holding DFID Accountable on Gender Equality

    On 15 November the House of Commons Select Committee on International Development released its report on the Department for International Development (DFID) Annual Report 2007. One of the key issues the Committee takes up is the inadequate implementation of DFID’s Gender Equality Action Plan, launched in February this year. …

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    How Feminist Activism can make States more Accountable for Women's Rights

    In this contribution to UNRISD's thinkpiece series on 'Let's Talk about Women's Rights: 20 Years after the Beijing Platform for Action', Andrea Cornwall and Jenny Edwards draw on findings from the Pathways programme to highlight the importance of women's organising in holding states to account:  …

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    I Am The Story

    The “Ana el-Hekkeya” (I am the Story) project based at Pathways Middle East selected 20 trainees with varied backgrounds in journalism, short story writing, literary criticism and others, to be trained on gender issues. …

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    Images of Caring Men

    The Center for Gender and Social Transformation (CGST) based at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University is organising a photo exhibition at the Dhaka Art Center in Dhanmandi from 23-28 August 2014 as part of their work on unpaid care. Organised in partnership with Actionaid Bangladesh and the Dhaka Art Center, entitled 'Bhinno Rupe Purush' (Images of Caring Men), the photo exhibition is the first of its kind in Bangladesh.  …

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    Imagining Ourselves

    A friend recently said that ‘Conscious Dreaming’ contained a strong sense of longing. She said this in the context of the current economic and political breakdown of Zimbabwe, where I spent much of my childhood. I hadn’t previously seen the film in this light, although certainly a strong aesthetic motivation for the piece was about developing an aesthetic that felt African. …

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    International Day for Sharing Life Stories

    Pathways of Women’s Empowerment joined with the Centre for Life History and Life Writing Research at the University of Sussex to celebrate the inaugural annual International Day for Sharing Life Stories on 16 May 2008. The event showcased the life history work being done at the university and invited people to find out more about telling their lives in a variety of ways. …

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    Launch of the 'Best Practice in the Implementation and Dissemination of the Maria da Penha Law' Award

    Cecilia Sardenberg, national coordinator of the Observatory for the Implementation of the Maria da Penha Law, was in Brasilia on 6th August to attend the launch of the ‘Best Practice in the Implementation and Dissemination of the Maria da Penha Law’ Award. The event, held in the auditorium of the Secretary of Policies for Women (Federal Goverment) is part of the celebrations to mark the third year since the sanctioning of Maria da Penha Law (11.340/06) which punishes domestic and family violence against women. Maria da Penha Fernandes, the woman who gave her name to the law, attended the launch and will take part in the presentations for the first award. …

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    Make it Happen: International Women's Day 2015

    The theme for International Women’s Day 2015 is ‘making it happen’. Over five years of research, Pathways of Women's Empowerment has uncovered a multitude of stories from women who have made it happen, through women's empowerment. Our exciting new learning platform transforms Pathways research into resources which can be used for teaching from secondary school to university levels as well as in workshop and training situations. …

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    Making Women Work for Development - Again

    Twenty five years ago progressive staff in international development institutions argued that women as well as men should be beneficiaries of development. Hard-nosed neo-liberal male economists interpreted this argument as women as consumers rather than as producers of wealth. When thought about at all, they were seen as a category of the population that had specific needs, such as water and firewood (men apparently never going thirsty or needing to eat). Women had babies. …

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    Mapping Women's Empowerment

    Pathways South Asia enjoyed a successful launch of their new book ’Mapping Women’s Empowerment: Experiences from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan’, organised by BRAC Development Institute and held at the CIRDAP Auditorium in Dhaka on 8 July 2010. It received coverage in the local newspapers and also featured in television evening news broadcasts. …

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    Motorways to Nowhere

    One of the key findings from the Pathways of Women's Empowerment programme is that context matters and that empowerment is a process - not a destination or something that can be bestowed on others. It is a constant negotiation involving achievements and setbacks. …

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    Myth and Reality: New Alliances to Challenge Stereotypes and Build Gender Equality Beyond 2015

    Join us for this roundtable debate to be held at the CSW in New York on Wednesday 12 March which will explore the steps we need to take to create strong and sustainable alliances to influence global policy processes, to challenge the myths and expose the reality of gender inequality worldwide. …