WEBINAR: Data and information management tools for the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network

WEBINAR: Data and information management tools for the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Time: 09:00 a.m. EST Background: The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) provides support on communications, data and information management to the CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network. A key component of this initiative is to provide data and information >> Read more

EVENT: INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

REGISTER:  http://bit.ly/1XCwkr9 MORE INFO:  ingenaes.Illinois.edu/2017symposium

EMPLOYMENT: Senior Program Officer, Gender Equality at Gates Foundation

Please view full job posting and apply here.  Responsibilities: Assist the Director, Gender Equality, in driving the Gender Equality cross-foundation vision: The Senior Program Officer, Gender Equality will work with the Director, Gender Equality to develop a cross-foundation Statement of Commitment and associated programmatic theory of change on gender equality and the empowerment of women >> Read more

NEWS: Gates Foundation announces $80 million commitment to close gender data gaps

THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $80 MILLION COMMITMENT TO CLOSE GENDER DATA GAPS AND ACCELERATE PROGRESS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS New initiative will promote gender equality and support the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals SEATTLE/COPENHAGEN (May 17, 2016) – In her keynote speech today at the Women Deliver conference in >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: India, Gender & Food Security Papers

CALL FOR POLICY BRIEFS/SHORT PAPERS Open Window:  12 MAY 2016 – 27 MAY 2016 The India Food Security Portal,facilitated by IFPRI, is organizing a one day workshop on Gender and Food Security in India to be held on August 29 in New Delhi. As noted in a recent blog, women’s participation in food production often goes unrecorded but >> Read more

TRAINING: Call for United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme

For more information, see the attached call: UNU-GEST open call 2017 United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training (UNU-GEST) Programme at the University of Iceland. The UNU-GEST Programme at the University of Iceland is inviting government ministries and agencies, NGOs, civil society foundations and international development partners working in the field of gender equality to >> Read more

BLOG: Why does paying attention to gender matter for climate change adaptation?

This blog post by Elizabeth Bryan, Patti Kristjanson, and Claudia Ringler summarizes recent research by IFPRI on gender and climate change under the CGIAR Program for Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security. Click here to read why gender matters for climate change adaptation.

BLOG: We don’t know how many women own land. Why?

Originally posted on Thomson Reuters Foundation News by Cheryl Doss, Yale University Tuesday, 17 May 2016 16:00 GMT We know women’s legal rights to own, inherit and farm land are crucial. So why is it still so hard to know how many women have rights? The importance of women’s rights to land and property are increasingly >> Read more

Can cash transfers prevent intimate partner violence?

By Melissa Hidrobo, Amber Peterman, and Shalini Roy Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most pervasive form of violence globally—with 1 in 3 women physically or sexually abused by a partner in her lifetime. Of course, averages hide important disparities: Women living in Tokyo’s bustling urban affluence face a different probability of victimization than an >> Read more

EMPLOYMENT: Gender Land Tenure Specialist (Landesa)

Gender Land Tenure Specialist (Mid Level) Position Title:            Gender Land Tenure Specialist (Mid Level) Status:                        Regular, Full Time Location:                    Seattle or Washington DC Classification:           Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime Pay) Date:                           May 2016 Job Summary:  Within a variety of country contexts, the Gender and Land Tenure Specialist provides policy, analytical and >> Read more