JOB OPPORTUNITY: IFPRI Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst with Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH)

Summary: Support evaluation & learning, and integration of gender, equity and empowerment research. To apply, please visit www.ifpri.org, click on “Jobs” and then click on “Other Positions” to link you to Position #17-102 –Senior Research Assistant/Research Analyst, A4NH. IFPRI VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT:                                   >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: ICRISAT Scientist – Gender Research

For the full job posting and to apply, please visit ICRISAT's career website here. Lead the implementation of the overarching gender strategy for Tropical Legumes III, in all program target regions/countries Lead the design and development of methodological tools and frameworks for gender research Lead the identification and integration of gender-relevant research issues in the >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: UNICEF Gender and Development Specialist

To read the full job posting and apply, please visit the UNICEF website. The closing date is February 12. Purpose of the Position Within the context of UNICEF's overall strategic priorities, research undertaken at OoR-Innocenti currently incorporates a strong analysis of gender issues across all areas of work. The Office now aims to strengthen this capacity >> Read more

WEBINAR, Jan 25: Beyond Production: Innovation and Opportunity for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agricultural Market Systems

View the full event and register on the SEEP website here. Wednesday, January 25th, at 9:30 am US EST Women living in poverty occupy a large and growing role in agricultural production in developing countries, leading many development practitioners to focus interventions targeting women on production-related activities where scale can more easily be achieved. However, with >> Read more

EVENT: Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum, May 23-25

The SEEP Network is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment in market systems. The forum will bring together thought leaders and contributors in the field of women’s economic empowerment facilitating dialogue amongst leading stakeholders, building global learning connections, and promoting effective practice and policy. Read about the event and register here. 

PUBLICATION & BLOGPOST: Indicators of gendered control over agricultural resources: a guide for agricultural policy and research

Smriti Rao has written about her new working paper, Indicators of gendered control over agricultural resources: a guide for agricultural policy and research, for the CAPRi blog. As a feminist economist who researches gender inequality in developing countries, I have spent my career torn between the recognition that quantitative measures can be useful and informative, >> Read more

BLOGPOST: Unlocking Opportunities for Women with Smart Design

Over at the Center for Global Development blog, Mayra Buvinic and Megan O'Donnell share key takeaways from their new report, Revisiting What Works: Women, Economic Empowerment and Smart Design,  building on work done by the UN Foundation and the ExxonMobil Foundation on what works to promote women’s economic empowerment for whom, and how to effectively measure impact. Read the >> Read more

BLOGPOST: An end in sight to early marriage in Bangladesh? IFPRI data show substantial decline in practice

By Akhter Ahmed, Farha Sufian, and Julie Ghostlaw To what extent does marriage age affect family nutrition outcomes? It has long been common practice in Bangladesh for girls to marry early—before their 18th birthday. Girls who marry young are more likely to become pregnant while in their teens. Teen pregnancies tend to have a higher risk of >> Read more

WEBINAR: Measuring Unpaid Care in Market Systems Development: Methods and Tools

Measuring Unpaid Care in Market Systems Development: Methods and Tools Tuesday, December 6, 9:30 am - 10:30 am, US EST This webinar follows the recent publication of a brief supported by the Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) project, which seeks to enhance USAID programs, projects, and activities focused on creating inclusive market systems. Presenters will highlight recent learning >> Read more

EVENT @ ADB: Gender Equity Through Legal Literacy in Asia (Dec 6, 2016)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST,  ADB North American Representative Office, 900 17th Street NW, Suite 900 Add to Calendar   The Asian Development Bank's Irum Ahsan will share her takeaways on why an organic, "outside-the-box" and balancing the scale, approach is needed to achieve a more inclusive society in Asia and >> Read more