Data2X Gender Resources

Great resources on gender data and measurement issues from Data2X, including a new paper on measuring women's subjective economic empowerment by IFPRI authors    

WEBINAR, Jan 25: Beyond Production: Innovation and Opportunity for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agricultural Market Systems

View the full event and register on the SEEP website here. Wednesday, January 25th, at 9:30 am US EST Women living in poverty occupy a large and growing role in agricultural production in developing countries, leading many development practitioners to focus interventions targeting women on production-related activities where scale can more easily be achieved. However, with >> Read more

EVENT: Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum, May 23-25

The SEEP Network is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment in market systems. The forum will bring together thought leaders and contributors in the field of women’s economic empowerment facilitating dialogue amongst leading stakeholders, building global learning connections, and promoting effective practice and policy. Read about the event and register here. 

BLOGPOST: Unlocking Opportunities for Women with Smart Design

Over at the Center for Global Development blog, Mayra Buvinic and Megan O'Donnell share key takeaways from their new report, Revisiting What Works: Women, Economic Empowerment and Smart Design,  building on work done by the UN Foundation and the ExxonMobil Foundation on what works to promote women’s economic empowerment for whom, and how to effectively measure impact. Read the >> Read more

WEBINAR: Measuring Unpaid Care in Market Systems Development: Methods and Tools

Measuring Unpaid Care in Market Systems Development: Methods and Tools Tuesday, December 6, 9:30 am - 10:30 am, US EST This webinar follows the recent publication of a brief supported by the Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) project, which seeks to enhance USAID programs, projects, and activities focused on creating inclusive market systems. Presenters will highlight recent learning >> Read more

EVENT: The Birdsall House Conference on Women Nov 2-3

  The Birdsall House Conference Series on Women will hold a two day conference on November 2-3 to identify and bring attention to leading research and scholarly findings on women's empowerment in the fields of development economics, behavioral economics, and political economy. On November 2nd, academics, private sector representatives, and policymakers will discuss the potential of >> Read more

SURVEY: Women’s Economic Empowerment (UN Women)

The UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment has teamed up with the UN Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign to roll out a women's economic empowerment edition of the MY World survey on how we can help women get better jobs, earn more money, and start a business. The survey will gather people's views >> Read more

WEBINAR: Facilitating women’s economic empowerment: Tackling gender norms and unpaid care

Market systems programmes are increasingly encompassing women’s economic empowerment. Such programmes often aim to increase women’s access to opportunities, but with little consideration of how gender norms or roles and responsibilities in the household and the community can undermine both development outcomes and market activities. This webinar brings together findings from two BEAM-supported research projects to answer >> Read more

Webinar – Beyond Male Engagement: Creating Male Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Beyond Male Engagement: Creating Male Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment In order to shift gender norms, it is important to meaningfully include men in the conversation, but how do you move beyond engagement and towards behavior change?This webinar will discuss technical best practices and promising approaches to promote men’s participation in women’s economic empowerment. The panelists >> Read more

Center for Global Development seeking consultants for An Update to A Roadmap for Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment

The Center for Global Development (CGD) is conducting a systematic review of the most recent evidence since A Roadmap for Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment was produced by the United Nations Foundation with support from the ExxonMobil Foundation in September 2013. A partial update was published in The World Bank Research Observer in 2014. This project, which will >> Read more