JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender Advisor, Food Security Service Center (FSSC) in Washington DC

This position is a 4-month, part-time consultancy that will serve as a USAID/Bureau for Food Security technical advisor on gender equality and female empowerment in agricultural development, food security, nutrition, and resilience. The position will work remotely at the consultant’s home of residence. The candidate will review communications to ensure they meet USAID and BFS >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Consultancy: Communication Specialist, Gender Section

The UNICEF Gender Section in New York seeks a talented and motivated Communication Specialist for a 10-month consultancy to support strategic public facing engagement, and expand the visibility and advocacy of UNICEF’s gender equality programming efforts. This role will include identification of strategic communication opportunities and events, support for production of required communication assets, and coordination >> Read more

WEBINAR: Pathways from women’s group-based programs to nutrition change in South Asia

Improving the nutritional status of women and children in South Asia remains a high public health and development priority. Women's groups are emerging as platforms for delivering health- and nutrition-oriented programs and addressing gender and livelihoods challenges. In the paper related to this webinar, the authors propose a framework outlining pathways through which women's group >> Read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Prize from Feed the Future.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Senior Program Officer, Gender Equality Africa for the Bill and Melina Gates Foundation

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WEBINAR: Big data and the global gender gap: The promises and perils of digital information

The UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development and Data-Pop Alliance are hosting a webinar session on 20 March 2018 at 04:00 PM CET. The theme of this webinar is ‘Big data and the global gender gap: The promises and perils of digital information’.   The webinar will discuss gendered data, to highlight how data can be used to promote gender equality, reduce >> Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS: STRENGTHENING THE ROLE OF WOMEN: Obstacles and Opportunities in Rural and Agricultural Areas

STRENGTHENING THE ROLE OF WOMEN: Obstacles and Opportunities in Rural and Agricultural Areas The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) are looking for papers that cut across the fields of economics, political science and sociology on gender issues in rural and agricultural areas for the WatchLetter n°40 Deadline for submissions/summary (max. 1000 characters including Title): >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: Women in Agriculture: Four Myth

The final open access version of a recent IFPRI publication Women in Agriculture: Four Myths by Ruth Meinzen-Dick is now available online, containing full bibliographic details. The URL below is a quick and easy way to share your work with colleagues, co-authors and friends. Anyone clicking on the link will be taken directly to the final >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: International Senior-Level Gender-Based Violence Expert (Guatemala)

Copied from Banyan Global's official posting: Overview Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm with offices based in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning. Banyan Global is recruiting an International Senior Level Gender Consultant to conduct >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: International Gender Assessment Team Leader (Guatemala)

Copied from Banyan Global's official posting: Overview Banyan Global is an international development consulting firm with offices based in Washington, D.C. and abroad. Banyan Global operates seamlessly within six practice areas: health, finance and investment, enterprise development, gender, youth, and evaluation and learning. Banyan Global is recruiting an International Gender Team Leader to lead a >> Read more