Community Development Leadership by Women
Approaches and Skills
Advocacy and Networking
Community Driven Development
Hill, C. (2011).
Enabling rural women's economic empowerment: Institutions, opportunities, and participation. Paper prepared for an Expert Group Meeting on Enabling rural women's economic empowerment institutions, opportunities and participation, Accra, Ghana, September 20-23. (186K pdf)
FEMNET. (2012, February 7).
Economic governance: African women's engagement in trade agreements. [Video file]. (10:54 min.)
Kabeer, N. (2012).
Women's economic empowerment and inclusive growth: Labour markets and enterprise development. (SIG working paper 2012/1). Ottawa: IDRC. (1.23 Mb pdf)
Loftin, H. & Ryan, A. (2013).
Integrating women into value chains: Lessons from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Ghana (event resources). (MPEP seminar series, no. 3). [n.l.]: USAID.
Musa, R. & Idembe, C. (Eds.). (2011).
Promoting women's economic empowerment through gender responsive trade agreements: Experiences from Egypt, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia. Nairobi: FEMNET. (4.34 Mb pdf)
Pereznieto, P. & Taylor, G. (2014).
A review of approaches and methods to measure economic empowerment of women and girls. Gender & Development, 22(2), 233-251.
Seguino, S. (2010).
Financialization and global governance. [Podcast]. (DAWN Development Debates).
UN Women. (2013, September 23).
Economic empowerment. [Video file]. (1:58 min.)
Women's Empowerment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
BRIDGE supports gender mainstreaming efforts by bridging the gaps between theory, policy and practice with accessible gender information.
Derbyshire, H. (2002).
Gender manual: A practical guide for development policy makers and practitioners. London: DFID. (340K pdf)
Gender at Work
Gender Mainstreaming Learning & Information Packs, developed by the UNDP Learning Resources Centre.
DAC source book on concepts and approaches linked to gender equality. Paris: OECD. (250K pdf)
DAC guidelines on gender equality and women's empowerment in development co-operation. (Development co-operation guidelines series). Paris: OECD. (4.88 Mb pdf).
SEAGA, Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme.
Gender mainstreaming in practice: A toolkit. (3rd ed.). Bratislava, Slovak Republic: UNDP. (685K pdf)
Xiaoqiao, Z. (2011).
Trends in the implementation of Article 14 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. Paper presented to an Expert Group Meeting on Enabling rural women's economic empowerment institutions, opportunities and participation, Accra, Ghana, September 20-23. (95K pdf)
Information Communication Technologies (ICT)
Organizational Management and Women's Leadership
Good Governance / Women in Politics
Baume, E., Juarez, M., & Standing, H. (2001).
Gender and health equity resource guide. Brighton: IDS. A comprehensive listing of resources and tools to promote gender equity in health. (437K pdf)
Statistics and Comparative Data
Violence and Conflict
Endling Violence against women, resources from UNIFEM.
McKay, S. (1998).
The effects of armed conflict on girls and women. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 4/4, 381-392. (StFX only)
Rehn, E. & Sirleaf, E. J. (Eds.). (2002).
Violence Against Women. In (pp. 9-18). New York: UN Women. (35K pdf) Women, war, peace: The independent experts' assessment on the impact of armed conflict on women and women's role in peace-building
Whittington, S., et al. (2005).
The impact of conflict on women and girls in West and Central Africa and the UNICEF response. New York: UNICEF. (306K pdf)
ARROW - Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women promotes women's health and rights.
Isis International Manila
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