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

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

Special issue of Agri-Gender: The Journal of Gender, Agriculture, and Food Security

Special Issue on Gender and Policies, Markets and Institutions Editors: Jemimah Njuki and Cheryl Doss The Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security (Agri-Gender) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by the Africa Centre for Gender, Social Research and Impact Assessment. The main objective of Agri-Gender is to provide an intellectual >> Read more

Webinar: Women’s economic empowerment in inclusive market systems development

This learning series will take place over the first half of 2015, bringing you the chance to closely engage with key experts on conceptual and practical issues around women’s economic empowerment in inclusive market systems. Through a thought-provoking sequence of webinars, e-discussions and social media engagement, participants will learn about good practices, practical implementation considerations and >> Read more

Publication: (World Bank) Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and Pacific Region

Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and Pacific Region By Amanda Ellis, Daniel Kirkwood, and Dhruv Malhotra This book brings together data and available evidence on the constraints that female entrepreneurs in the East Asia and the Pacific Region region face with regard to: access to assets, business regulations and governance issues, and >> Read more