EVENT: Gender Just Food and Nutrition Security in India

Reposted from the India Food Security Portal.  The India Food Security Portal is organizing a second national conference on ‘Gender Just Food and Nutrition Security in India’ on August 29, 2016 at the Indian Habitat Centre in New Delhi as a follow-up to an event on ‘Gender Just Food Security’ that was organized by IFPRI on December 14-15, 2015 >> Read more

EVENT: The Impact of Gender Mainstreaming and Integration on Social and Cultural Norms: Evidence from the Field

Chemonics International Wednesday, August 31, 10:00am-12:00pm (EDT) Register here. Globally, there is a drive to harness gender mainstreaming and integration practices as a way to promote gender equality, strengthen program implementation, and ultimately impact social and cultural norms in health, social and behavior change (SBC) programs, and other technical areas. This involves making gender perspectives >> Read more

EMPLOYMENT: WorldFish Gender Post-doc

WorldFish is looking for a bright, committed and high-achieving researcher for a national  Gender and Fish Breeding Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) position. As a national position it is open to Bangladesh or Malaysian citizens. The PDF would work closely with our genetics team and would be leading empirical studies in Bangladesh on gendered needs and preferences >> Read more

NEW COURSE: Gender Mainstreaming in Integrated Water Resources Management

Gender Mainstreaming in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Gender mainstreaming is a process for improving the relevance of development agendas and recent Sustainable Development Goals towards achieving gender equality, human rights, economic productivity and overall sustainability. Gender mainstreaming in IWRM aims to ensure that opportunities and benefits of water sector interventions will be equally available >> Read more

WEBINAR, August 24: Assessing Agricultural Technologies for their Impacts on Gender Roles and Nutrition

Designing and disseminating technologies through Agricultural Extension Services in a gender-responsive and nutrition-sensitive way can help extend the benefits of technologies like increased productivity, income, and food availability to both men and women. Join the Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) webinar to learn about a new methodology to assess the degree >> Read more

NEW RESOURCE: Global Gender and Environment Outlook

UNEP just launched the first comprehensive, integrated and global assessment about gender and the environment in a new report, Global Gender and Environment Outlook. The Global Gender and Environment Outlook (GGEO) is a collaborative project between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and strategic partners to bring gender issues to the heart of environmental assessment and decision-making. The >> Read more

BLOG SERIES: ‘Her Series’ – Oxfam hosts discussion on women’s economic empowerment

Oxfam has launched a new blog series focusing on women's economic empowerment and equality with contributors from Oxfam, INGOs, women's organisations and academia. Throughout August, Oxfam Policy and Practice will be hosting and highlighting discussions and research on women's economic empowerment and equality through a new series called 'Her Series'. This series coincides with the work >> Read more

EVENTS: Gender Events at the World Conservation Congress

IUCN has compiled a calendar of gender themed events here at the at the World Conservation Congress in September.

EMPLOYMENT: FAO Policy Officer (Gender and Social and Institutional System) – Santiago, Chile

FAO's Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean is recruiting for a policy officer with a technical focus on gender equality and women's empowerment, rural institutions, social policies, social and institutional systems, social, ethnic, racial, and economic inclusion, social protection, rural poverty eradication. See the full description here.

SURVEY: Women’s Economic Empowerment (UN Women)

The UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment has teamed up with the UN Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign to roll out a women's economic empowerment edition of the MY World survey on how we can help women get better jobs, earn more money, and start a business. The survey will gather people's views >> Read more