New publication: Rural Women and Empowerment Topic Guide

The Rural Women and Empowerment Topic Guide is now published and available at: http://www.evidenceondemand.info/topic-guide-womens-empowerment-in-a-changing-agricultural-and-rural-context It was prepared through the Evidence on Demand information hub (http://www.evidenceondemand.info/homepage.aspx) for DFID livelihood officers, but can be a resource for a wider audience working in rural areas.  There are 5 sections and links to further gender related resources 1.   >> Read more

Resource: DFID launches discussion forum on women’s economic empowerment

DFID has launched an online discussion forum on women’s economic empowerment to draw together leading academics and practitioners and provide an exciting platform for discussion and debate.

News: Deputy Prime Minister Outlines Vision for International Development,

Press Release, UK Department for International Development, July 27 A pledge to put women at the "front and centre" of aid with a new emphasis on girls’ education and family planning is a key element of a new reform plan to achieve the Coalition Government’s objectives on international development, the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg. >> Read more

Consultation: DFID reproductive, maternal and newborn health

DfID has launched an open consultation on reproductive, maternal and newborn health to inform their future work in this area. Improving reproductive, maternal and newborn health in the developing world is a major priority for the British government. DfID would like to hear from people in the UK and around the world – to help >> Read more