CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

ABOUT THE BOOK PRIZE (from their website): The International Association for Feminist Economics announces the Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize to be awarded biennially for a work of original scholarship in the field of feminist economics. The prize has been established by Bina Agarwal (IAFFE’s first President from the Global South) to >> Read more

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Learning Forum about Gender and Cash-based programming in Africa

The Cash Learning Partnership is hosting a learning forum about gender and cash-based programming in Africa. There is a call for presenters, with more information accessible here. The deadline for submissions is December 17, 2017. Summary of event, copied from the call for presenters: This regional learning event will bring together people interested in gender, cash >> Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS: Food Security Network Webinars

The Food Security Network has a handful of gender-related webinars coming up soon. Click the links below for more information. Friday 1 December, in-person event, Washington, DC, 10:00-11:30am, Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Intersection of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children Wednesday 6 December, webinar, 9:30-11:00am (-5GMT), Integrating Gender, Climate Change, and Nutrition in Development Programming Wednesday >> Read more

WEB RESOURCES: What have we learned about the WEAI?

Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) recently hosted a webinar about lessons learned from the WEAI. You can watch here: https://pim.cgiar.org/2017/10/27/webinar-the-womens-empowerment-in-agriculture-index-what-have-we-learned/ Summary of the webinar, from the PIM website: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a survey-based tool launched in 2012, has been widely used to measure and understand women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agricultural sector. The >> Read more

EVENT: How Should We Measure Women’s Economic Empowerment? Webinar

See full event information and register here. The terminology describing economic programs for women has changed: actions to ‘empower women economically’ have replaced efforts to ‘increase women’s productivity and incomes.’ But how can we actually measure ‘economic empowerment’? Last November, CGD, in collaboration with Data2X, IDRC and the World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab organized >> Read more

EVENT: Women’s Land Rights in India and the SDGs Webinar

Register here. In partnership with the Center for Land Governance (NRMC) and the WGWLO (The Working Group on Women and Land Ownership), the Land Portal is holding an online discussion on Women’s Land Rights in India in the Context of the SDGs from 30th October – 10th November 2017 and would like to invite you to contribute to the >> Read more

EVENT: ‘Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment: Lessons from South America’ Book Launch

The terminology describing economic programs for women has changed: actions to ‘empower women economically’ have replaced efforts to ‘increase women’s productivity and incomes.’ But how can we actually measure ‘economic empowerment’? Last November, CGD, in collaboration with Data2X, IDRC and the World Bank Africa Gender Innovation Lab organized a panel discussion on possible measures and >> Read more

EVENT: Can Small-Scale Irrigation Empower Women? Webinar OCT 31

From USAID's Feed the Future Date:  Tuesday, October 31, 2017  Time:  9:30-11:00 am EDT  Location:  Online Can small-scale irrigation empower women? This is one of the critical questions that the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Small-Scale Irrigation (ILSSI), led by Texas A&M University, has set out to investigate. Despite the unique needs, roles, and norms that >> Read more

EVENT: Webinar for Gender Roles in Water Scarcity-induced Migration

Please register before 16 October by sending an e-mail to l.thuy@unesco.org providing your name, surname and affiliation. The GEF recognizes gender equality as an important goal in the context of its projects. Based on this, IW:LEARN has included in its fourth cycle a gender sub-component “Promotion of Gender Mainstreaming in the GEF IW Portfolio”, with the scope of achieving >> Read more

EVENT: Brown Bag Lunch on Women’s Land Rights at the World Bank on October 25

The Agriculture Global Practice, the Land Thematic Group and the Gender and Rural Development Community of Practice (GENRD) invite you to join us for a presentation and discussion of IFPRI’s work on Women’s land rights as a pathway to poverty reduction: A framework and review of available evidence by Ruth Meinzen-Dick, Agnes Quisumbing, Cheryl R. Doss, and Sophie >> Read more