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    Feminist Activism, Women's Rights, and Legal Reform

    This ground-breaking new collection edited by Mulki Al-Sharmani in the Pathways Zed Feminisms and Development series investigates the relationship between feminist activism and legal reform as a pathway to gender justice and social change. …

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    Feminist Bureaucrats: Contradiction, Co-optation or Political Strategy?

    Events are scheduled to take place in the Washington DC and New York next week to launch the book 'Feminists in Development Organizations: Change from the Margins', edited by Rosalind Eyben and Laura Turquet.  …

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    Feminist Pedagogy

    Dr Aisha Fofana Ibrahim from the University of Sierra Leone attended the Feminist Pedagogy Conference at the CUNY Graduate Center, New York on 12 October 2007. She presented a paper entitled ‘Decentering a “Traditional” Classroom through War-Talk and/or Trauma’. Here is her report from the conference: …

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    Feminists in Development Organizations

    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. …

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    Feminists Working in International Development Organisations

    One of the elements within the Global Hub research programme has been a research project of reflective practice with a small and self-selected group of feminist policy practitioners working on women’s rights and gender equality issues in the head offices of international development organisations. In October 2008 they met together for a weekend workshop to share and reflect on their experiences of success and failure and to identify practical ways of sharing more broadly what they have learnt, with the aim of being more effective policy practitioners in the future. …

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    From Tahrir Square to My Kitchen

    Cairo has been blessed by an effervescence of protest and openness since Hosni Mubarak resigned and on 8 March 2011 a variety of demonstrations took place in the city. March 8 also marked the centenary of International Women’s Day, but sadly, despite the new optimism for reform since the revolution, the women’s peaceful commemoration of the day was the only group which was attacked, ridiculed, shouted down and chased from the square. …

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    Gender Activism must be taken out of Posh Hotels and into the Mainstream

    If messages about equality are for all, gender and development practice should not be about elite meetings and confusing jargon argues Mariz Tadros in this article for The Guardian.  …

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    Gender and Peacebuilding Workshop

    As part of the Pathways West Africa research project monitoring and evaluating the implementation of UN Resolution 1325 in Sierra Leone, Hussainatu Abdullah took part in a training workshop on Gender and Peacebuilding in early July. International Alert in collaboration with Civil Society Peacebuilding Engagement Committee (CSPEC), Sierra Leone organised the joint monitoring and evaluation training and cross-regional learning workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone on 8-9 July 2009. …

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    Gender at Work at CSW

    Join Gender at Work on Thursday 17 March at 4.30 pm at the UN Church Center, 777 UN Plaza to listen to key messages from their new book and individual stories of change. …

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    Gender Equality and Aid Effectiveness

    At the end of March 2007, Rosalind Eyben helped organise a workshop on gender equality and the Paris Declaration on aid effectiveness at the request of DFID’s regional office in SE Asia in Bangkok on behalf of a tripartite steering group, including the World Bank and UNIFEM. This complimented her global hub research into examining whether new international aid policy and practice is either a pathway or bottleneck for supporting women's empowerment. …

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    Gender Equality must be a Development Priority in its own Right

    Naila Kabeer and Jessica Woodroffe argue in this blog for The Guardian, that UN high-level panel consultations cannot ignore the importance of a dedicated gender target when looking for the next 'new idea' after the Millennium Development Goals.  …

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    Gender Justice, Feminism and Maturing into Middle Age

    This morning I ran into some of my oldest friends. We chatted as old friends do, hugged, commented on new looks, graying hair, weight gained and lost as friends always do. We met on the steps of Egypt’s State Council (Majgis el Dawla)*; a grand building in a very busy part of greater Cairo. Upon these steps stood a hundred or so men and women who, like myself, had been alerted by text and e-mail messages to the decision by feminist advocacy groups to stage a protest against the near unanimous decision taken by the general assembly of the highest level of state council judges to ban women from entering the administrative judiciary as judges. …

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    Gender, Nation, Class and the First Intifada

    In this article for ‘the Commune’, Aitemad Muhanna from the Pathways Middle East Hub tracks the decline of the leftist movement in Palestinian society and how the rise of support for Hamas affected notions of gender in the Palestinian camps. …

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    Getting Care onto Development Agendas: How is IDS doing?

    On International Women’s Day Rosalind Eyben reflects on the Institute of Development Studies’ progress in raising the profile of care in development. Feminist scholar-activists at IDS have been working with global and national networks as part of a collective effort to have care recognised and integrated into development policies and programmes. International Women’s Day is a good moment to take stock of how they are doing. …

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    Getting Unpaid Care onto Development Agendas

    This policy briefing from Rosalind Eyben explains why care continues to be neglected in development policy and programming. It recommends the employment of three power tools to achieve a strategic succession of small wins with respect to naming, framing, claiming and programming care. …