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News: New female police officers begin training for the field

07 March 2010 - More than thirty female police officers have today begun training in Gender, Child Protection and Community Policing courses before their deployment for field duty assignments in all three Darfur states. The officers, who form UNAMID’s first-ever all female police contingent, had arrived in El Fasher late last month from Namibia and >> Read more

Publication: Who Should be Interviewed in Surveys of Household Income?

Monica Fisher Jeffrey J. Reimer Edward R. Carr This IFPRI Discussion Paper tests the null hypothesis that it is sufficient to interview only the household head to obtain accurate information on household income. The results show that using a husband’s estimate of his wife’s income does not produce statistically reliable results for poverty analysis. Estimates >> Read more

News: Land investments are wholesale sell-outs for women farmers

“Uncertainty around food and fuel supply globally has sparked investor interest in the acquisition of large parcels of productive land around the world, for commercial production or long-term investment, writes Nidhi Tandon. But these developments, which effectively take land away from local farmers and in many cases perpetuate ‘environmentally damaging farming methods’, threaten to have >> Read more

Event (NY): National Council for Research on Women Annual Conference

Last Chance to Register for the NCRW 2010 Annual Conference! LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER!!!  Join NCRW and the US National Committee for UNIFEM at our Annual Conference 2010, June 11-12  Hunter College, CUNY, West Building, New York City Strategic Imperatives for Ending Violence against Women: Linkages to Education, Economic Security and Health

Funding: ADI Pathways to Power Women’s Fellowship Program

ADI is pleased to announce the release of the application for the 2011 Pathways to Power Women's Fellowship Program.  The Women's Fellowship Program exists to empower the next generation of women leaders to reach to the highest levels of personal and professional achievement. Each year ADI selects a distinguished group of highly accomplished women from >> Read more

Event (DC): Family Policies & Female Employment

June 14th 11:00-2:00 World Bank To download the advert

Event: Join us for Maximizing Nutritional Benefits from Agricultural Interventions at the Global Health Council’s 37th Annual International Conference

Monday, June 14, 2010 5:30-7:30 pm Capitol RoomYou are invited to a seminar on building positive nutritional impact into agriculture and food security interventions. The seminar will highlight key aspects of agricultural interventions that influence food security, and specific project elements that can help to maximize nutritional benefits. Participants will gain familiarity with new planning >> Read more

Event (DC): Frontline Innovations in Maternal Health Care: Meeting Africa’s Urgent Need for Skilled Midwifery and Fistula Repair

The International Center for Research on Women and AMREF are pleased to present a seminar on The provision of effective maternal health care has very clear health system requirements. The first is that community health care facilities must function and provide the basic services that save mother and newborn lives, including skilled staff, essential commodities and >> Read more

Multimedia: Women Deliver Conference Live Webstream

Women Deliver 2010, a global conference, will be held in Washington DC on June 7-9, 2010. The theme of the conference is: "Delivering solutions for girls and women," and we plan to focus on political, economic, social/cultural, and technological solutions. This global meeting will expand on Women Deliver's hallmark of inclusivity, reaching out to new >> Read more