JOB OPPORTUNITY: Director, Global Advocacy

Overview Data2X is a collaborative technical and advocacy platform dedicated to improving the quality, availability, and use of gender data to make a practical difference in the lives of women and girls worldwide. We work with UN agencies, governments, civil society, academics, and the private sector to close gender data gaps, promote expanded and unbiased >> Read more

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Water for Women Fund

The Water for Women Fund is a flagship program in Australia’s engagement in WASH that aims to improve health, gender equality, and well-being of Asian and Pacific communities. The Fund will invest AUD $110.6 million over five years to December 2022 to improve the health, gender equality and well-being of Asian and Pacific communities through >> Read more

WEBINAR: Measuring empowerment of women and girls – the what and the how

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting a webinar about how to measure empowerment among women and girls. Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 Time: 3.00 - 4.15 p.m. Central European Time (CET) Click here to register. SUMMARY: The measurement of empowerment of women and girls has gained renewed attention over the past years resulting in a host of new >> Read more

NET RESOURCES: Updated Gender Integration Continuum Users Guide

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) has recently updated their Gender Integration Continuum Training Session User's Guide. The Gender Integration Continuum Training Session User’s Guide is a tool to help new and experienced gender trainers plan, prepare for, and facilitate the Gender Integration Continuum training session. It includes a heavily scripted facilitator guide and helpful processing questions, >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: How many people will an intervention reach? A how-to guide for indirectly estimating the number of pregnant women in a subpopulation

IFPRI's Jessica Heckert and Elena Martinez published a new blog about estimating the number of pregnant women in a sub-population. SNEAK PEEK: When deciding how to design or whether to fund a nutrition-sensitive agricultural intervention, we need to know the potential scope of impact. How many people will we reach? On several occasions, we have been >> Read more

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Gender and Youth Adviser in the DRC with Mercy Corps

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: Mercy Corps has been operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since 2007, with a staff of approximately 250 people in North and South Kivu. We support vulnerable communities, while fostering strong relationships and partnerships across government, civil society and the private sector to deliver programs that build resilience and promote sustainable >> Read more

WEBINARS: CGIAR Agriculture and Women Webinars

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research will be hosting several upcoming webinars in early 2018. Upcoming webinars include: January 2018 (TBD): A Framework for Measuring Women’s Empowerment, to be presented by Anouka van Eerdewijk at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam. January 27, 2018: More than a seat at the table: Strengthening women’s >> Read more

Seminar and Webinar: Women and War: Securing a more Peaceful Future with the Wilson Center

The Wilson Center is hosting a Seminar about women and post-conflict reconstruction. SUMMARY: Women’s participation is key to peace: Peace processes that include women are more successful and sustainable, and societies that empower women are more peaceful than those that do not. But lack of access to women’s health services can keep women from fully participating >> Read more

WEBINAR: FAO-UNITAR online course on “Gender-Sensitive Value Chains”

Course Title: FAO-UNITAR online course on "Gender-Sensitive Value Chains" Course Dates: February 12 to March 9, 2018 Language: The online course will be conducted in English language only Registration Status: OPEN | Register HERE (Deadline January 26, 2018) Fees: The course is offered free of charge. Limited slots are available and will be subject to >> Read more

NEW FROM IFPRI AUTHORS: Can Irrigation Both Empower and Exclude Women?

IFPRI's Sophie Theis recently published a blog for AgriLinks about women, irrigation, and empowerment. Congrats Sophie! You can read her full blog post, "Can Irrigation Both Empower and Exclude Women?", here. Sneak peek: "Empowering women farmers takes more than simply making new technologies available to them: it requires a deeper appreciation of the constraints and specific >> Read more