NEW PUBLICATION: ILC Framing the Debate: Islamic inheritance laws and rural women

Land rights are particularly important for women’s empowerment and gender equality (…) but they continue to be systematically denied their rights to inheritance, especially in rural areas. The newest issue of ILC’s Framing the Debate series on Islamic inheritance laws and their impact on rural women in Muslim societies finds an interconnected mix of legal, educational, economic, >> Read more

IFPRI Gender Methods Seminar, Tuesday, July 28: Aspirations in Rural Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis

Aspirations in Rural Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis Presenter: Katrina Kosec Research Fellow, IFPRI Discussant: Jessica Heckert Associate Research Fellow, IFPRI Tuesday, July 28, 12:30pm-1:30pm EST Instructions for joining virtually are offered at the end of this message. Abstract: Aspirations are goals which people set and intend to achieve; they are increasingly being recognized as an >> Read more

Event at Wilson Center on Pakistani Women’s Collective Action for Change

An Enduring Revolution: Pakistani Women’s Collective Action for Change The role of women in many developing countries has traditionally been understood as that of a passive receiver of repression or services. Fouzia Saeed’s research findings challenge this view. At this event, Dr. Saeed will share the outcome of her work during her time as the >> Read more