IFPRI Policy Seminar – Beijing+20 and Beyond: How Gender Research is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy

Beijing +20 and Beyond How Gender Research Is Changing the Landscape of Food Policy OCT 14, 2015 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EDT CLICK AND REGISTER Speakers: Marc Cohen, Senior Researcher, Humanitarian Policy, Oxfam America | Caren Grown, World Bank Group Senior Director, Gender | Agnes Quisumbing, Senior Research Fellow, Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, >> Read more

Launch of UN Women flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

The World Bank Group Gender Group and UN Women invite you to UN Women's Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016  Thursday, October 1, 2015 Room MC 4-800, 1818 H St NW 1:00-2:30PM RSVP Here This event will be livestreamed here Please join the WBG Gender Group at the Washington DC launch of UN Women's flagship report, Progress of the >> Read more

Looking back to move forward: Celebrating 20 years of gender research at IFPRI

Originally posted at https://www.ifpri.org/blog/looking-back-move-forward JULY 1, 2015 by AGNES QUISUMBING My 20th anniversary of working at IFPRI coincides with the 20th anniversary of the UN World Conference on Women in Beijing, where then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton proudly proclaimed that women’s rights are human rights. I had been hired to lead IFPRI’s research program on gender >> Read more

Event: Beijing+20: Gender, Power, and Decision-Making

The Gender and Inclusive Development Workgroup Presents: Beijing+20: Gender, Power and Decision-MakingTuesday, February 24, 2015 12:30 - 2:00 PM National Democratic Institute 455 Massachusetts Ave NW, 8th Floor Washington, DCOn February 24, the SID GID Beijing+20 discussion series continues with a conversation on Point G: "Women in Power and Decision-Making," co-hosted with the National Democratic >> Read more

News: Commission on the Status of Women

"From 1-12 March 2010, the Commission on the Status of Women undertook a fifteen-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly.   Emphasis was placed on the sharing of experiences and good practices, with a view to overcoming remaining >> Read more