Search Resources (English): Gender and development

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The gender guide for health communication programs

Encourages the incorporation of gender-based roles and responsibilities in the design, implementation, and evaluation of health communication programs.

Published: 2003
Educating girls: gender gaps and gains

Presented as a wallchart. Identifies countries having a gender gap in education in 1995, based on the difference between male and female primary and secondary gross enrollment rates.

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Published: 1998
Men's involvement in gender and development policy and practice: beyond rhetoric

Presents the papers of contributors at a seminar entitled "Beyond Rhetoric: Male Involvement in Gender and Development Policy and Pracitce," which was held at Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, UK, from 9 to 10 June 2000. These papers explore ways in which development organisations have addressed gender and development in the past, the problems that they have faced, and possible ways of working which will take account of the concerns related to gender and development. (See Details)

Published: 2001
Gender indicators for follow-up and evaluation of the regional programme of action for the women of Latin America and the Caribb

Provides a set of indicators devised on the basis of the measures recommended to Governments in the Beijing Platform for Action, the Regional Programme of Action for the Women of Latin America and the Caribbean, 1995-2001, and the Plan of Action of the Second Summit of the Americas.

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Published: 1999
Women's economic agenda in the 21st century. Occasional paper series on gender, trade and development
Explores why the women's movement is shifting from advocacy that is solely targeting the UN towards an increased focus on international institutions such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization.
Published: 2001
Emerging issues in gender and development: an overview
Provides and overview of the emerging issues in gender and development policy, practice, and theory. Examines sector-wide approaches using a gender-based analysis. Discusses themes of poverty, globalization, knowledge management, information and communications technologies, conflict and emergencies, the environment, human rights, good governance, violence against women, men and masculinities, and HIV/AIDS. It also addresses health, education, agriculture, and private sectors. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Gender inequality and poverty: trends, linkages, analysis and policy implications
Provides a detailed analysis of poverty trends, poverty measurement, and the relevance of households and labour markets for gender and poverty issues. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Manual for evaluating quality of care from a gender perspective
Aims to operationalize concepts of quality of care, gender equity and sexual and reproductive rights. (See Details)
Published: 2000
The gender and disaster sourcebook
Provides international resources on the gender dimensions of disaster risk management, designed for policy makers, practitioners and researchers. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Gender, health and malaria

Malaria remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. A thorough understanding of the gender-related dynamics of treatment-seeking behaviour, as well as of decision-making, resource allocation and financial authority within households is key to ensuring effective malaria control programmes. This information sheet presents evidence about sex, gender and malaria and points out research gaps as well as policy implications.

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Published: June 2007