EVENT: Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Building Evidence for Effective Solutions

April 18, 2017, 2:30-4:00p.m. (ET) Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 10 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV. Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional >> Read more

EVENT: Learning for Gender Integration Evaluation Event Series

From December 2016 to February 2017, Lutheran World Relief, Cultural Practice, LLC (CP) and several peer agencies evaluated the Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) projects in India, Uganda, and Nicaragua using a combination of two participatory, qualitative methodologies, Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice, to capture nuanced changes in food security and gender inequalities. Staff from >> Read more

#WomenFlourish Twitter Chat – March 8, International Women’s Day

Join Bread for the World, Feed the Future, Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the International Food Policy Research Institute for a twitter chat at 10:30am on March 8. Follow along and contribute to the conversation with the hashtag #WomenFlourish.

EVENT: Step it up together with rural women to end hunger and poverty

FAO, IFAD, and WFP cordially invite you to the joint celebrations of 2017 International Women’s Day. The event will held on Wednesday 8th March 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m (Rome time) and webcast is open to participation: http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/4310/icode/ As the UN-wide theme for IWD 2017 is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by >> Read more

EVENT: Launch of the Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality

The Gender Practitioner Collaborative invites you to join us for the launch of the Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality. Come learn about this multi-organizational effort and celebrate International Women’s Day with us! The Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality have been developed through a multi-year collaborative process by the Gender Practitioner Collaborative - a >> Read more

WEBINAR, Feb 16: Measuring Gender-Transformative Change in Agriculture: A review of the literature and promising practices

Please join the IFPRI Gender Task Force for a webinar with WorldFish and CARE on Thursday, February 16, 9:00am-10:00am EST Screencast is available here for download; slides can be viewed here.  Presenters: Steven Cole, Cynthia McDougall, & Afrina Choudhury from WorldFish & the FISH CGIAR Research Program; Emily Hillenbrand & Pranati Mohanraj from CARE USA Discussant: Ruth Meinzen-Dick >> 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. 

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