WEBINAR: June 21, The WEAI Intervention Guide and the Gender Integration Framework

Presenter(s): Lindsey Jones-Renaud, ACDI/VOCA; Krista Jacobs, USAID; Jenn Williamson, ACDI/VOCA June 21, 2016 - 9:00am - 10:30am The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is a fantastic data collection tool, but what happens after you’ve learned about the findings from the report? How can you turn that knowledge into action? Join this webinar to talk about two resources that can help >> Read more

PRESENTATION: Gender, Agriculture, and the Environment: From “Zombie Facts” to Evidence

Four "zombie myths" continue to haunt us in the field of gender and agriculture. This presentation looks at the evidence on women and i) the feminization of poverty, ii) food production, iii) land ownership, and iv) proclivity to environmental stewardship. Presented by Ruth Meinzen-Dick at Penn State University, June 2016. For more information about IFPRI's Gender >> Read more

NEWS: Gates Foundation announces $80 million commitment to close gender data gaps

THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $80 MILLION COMMITMENT TO CLOSE GENDER DATA GAPS AND ACCELERATE PROGRESS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS New initiative will promote gender equality and support the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals SEATTLE/COPENHAGEN (May 17, 2016) – In her keynote speech today at the Women Deliver conference in >> Read more

Combatting inequality with information: How gender and environment data can promote gender inclusion in the Sustainable Development Goals

CSW 2016 NGO Parallel Event Please join IUCN Global Gender Office, with speakers from Conservation International, Sierra Club, and World Resources Institute in presenting new data and case studies relating to implementation, monitoring, and accountability for the SDGs. Panelists will present new data and case studies relating to implementation, monitoring, and accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals. The event will take place >> Read more

Making sense of land, statistics, and gender

Making sense of land, statistics, and gender (pdf) is a new infographic from the Gender and Land Rights database (GLRD) of the FAO and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets (PIM). The infographic explores the correct use of land ownership statistics (ownership understood in a broad sense beyond individual property rights) and highlights how gender >> Read more

The World’s Women 2015: Trends and Statistics

At the 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, Governments adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which “seeks to promote and protect the full enjoyment of all human rights and the fundamental freedoms of all women throughout their life cycle.” Guided by these principles, the World’s Women 2015: Trends and Statistics presents the latest >> Read more

Launch of new World Bank Gender Data Portal

The World Bank Group relaunched its popular Gender Data Portal, comprising current and historical data on topics ranging from health and education to jobs, assets, and political participation—all broken down by sex. The Bank Group is also launching its Little Data Book on Gender 2016 alongside new online tables—to be updated quarterly—linked to the latest World Development Indicators, making it easier than ever >> Read more

New post from EnGendering Data

How sex-disaggregated land statistics can help monitor progress of the new Sustainable Development Goals For decades feminist economists and women’s rights advocates have made the case that the lack of data on women’s land rights has limited the ability to understand how this affects food security and rural poverty. However, recent developments may help us >> Read more

Why paying attention to gender matters for climate change adaptation

By Elizabeth Bryan, Patti Kristjanson, and Claudia Ringler Until recently, there has been little evidence supporting the need to focus on the gendered dimensions of agriculture and climate change. Why? Because few researchers have been talking to women in agriculture as well as men--both of whom contribute to solving the food security challenges posed by >> Read more

Online forum on collecting, analyzing, and using sex-disaggregated and gender-sensitive data in Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS)

Register here to join the kickoff webinar for the RHINO Forum on Gender & HIS on Tuesday, July 14th, 9am-10am EST. The webinar will include a short introduction to the topic and an opportunity to meet the facilitators for the week. Join the webinar by clicking here.