EMPLOYMENT: Gender Postdoctoral Fellow – Livestock Plus (CIAT)

Gender Postdoctoral Fellow- Livestock Plus CIAT is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to address the key research question: How can Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) be designed and implemented to promote inclusiveness, social equity and decrease existing gender gaps? The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to work closely with a team of researchers from CIAT and >> Read more

Women and Foreign Policy: The Supply and Demand of Women and Energy

The U.S. Department of State presents, in cooperation with the George Washington University Global Women’s Institute, Women and Foreign Policy: The Supply and Demand of Women and Energy   Tuesday, May 24, 2016 2:00 – 4:00 PM George Washington University Funger Hall, Room 108 2001 G Street NW Washington, DC 20052 Sustainable economic growth relies on stable >> Read more

Why is gender important for REDD+?

IUCN has produced an excellent new video unpacking why women’s resource rights and decision-making need to be taken into account in REDD+ development. This video was prepared for IUCN with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative. This video supports a series >> Read more

Reducing rural women’s domestic workload through labour-saving technologies and practices toolkit

IFAD has released a toolkit on reducing rural women’s domestic workload with the following components: Teaser describes why labour-saving technologies and practices are needed to reduce women’s domestic workload and the benefits to be gained, with examples from IFAD-supported projects. How To Do note offers practical guidance to help practitioners address this issue in the >> Read more

Event, May 4: More gender equality and justice in climate action

You are warmly invited to an event with CDKN, ODI, Practical Action Consulting and the Institute for Development Studies: ‘More equality and justice in climate action’ Date: 4th May 2016, at Overseas Development Institute, 203 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NJ 14:00 – 15:30 UK time (GMT+1) with international livestreaming, followed by a reception Please register to attend in >> Read more

Webinar – Beyond Male Engagement: Creating Male Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Beyond Male Engagement: Creating Male Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment In order to shift gender norms, it is important to meaningfully include men in the conversation, but how do you move beyond engagement and towards behavior change?This webinar will discuss technical best practices and promising approaches to promote men’s participation in women’s economic empowerment. The panelists >> Read more

Gender and Land Statistics: new FAO info-note based on a collaborative work with PIM

Reposted from the Engendering Data blog: FAO Gender and Land team has recently published a new info-note on the linkages between Gender and Land Statistics. Land statistics disaggregated by sex are essential to highlighting the disparities in secure land rights between women and men. With that in mind, in 2014 FAO joined forced with the CGIAR Research >> Read more

Webinar, May 3: Gender and Social Protection

SAVE THE DATE socialprotection.org presents: The Gender and Social Protection Webinar Series commencing with: Gender and Social Protection: Current Issues and Policy Trends organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the UNDP’sInternational Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (the IPC-IG).  We invite you to register for the webinar. The webinar will take place on 3 May, >> Read more

Funding opportunity: Fostering innovative business models for women’s financial inclusion

The second window of the Challenge Fund titled “Fostering innovative business models for women’s financial inclusion” will award up to US$1.8 million in matching grants to projects offering either an innovative approach or scaling-up an existing approach for financial service delivery to women in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam.  Closes 15 April 2016.

UN Women Grants

UN Women Grants: Accepting applications The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 20th grant cycle (2016) from civil society organizations and government authorities. Special attention will be paid to applications from women’s rights, women-led, and small organizations (including youth organizations) in recognition of >> Read more