Gender and Power
BRIDGE Gender and Social Movements contains information, evidence and tools for activists and supporters who want to bring a gender perspective into social justice and gender-just movements.
Franken, M. et al. (Eds.). (2009).
Teaching intersectionality: Putting gender at the centre. Published by ATHENA3, Advanced Thematic Network in Women's Studies in Europe, University of Utrecht and Stockholm University. (1.0 Mb pdf)
Hunjan, R. & Pettit, J. (2011).
Power: A practical guide for facilitating social change. Published by Carnegie United Kingdom Trust.
Laveist, T., Gaskin, D. & Trujillo, A. (2011).
Segregated spaces, risky places: The effects of racial segregation on health inequalities. Published by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. (51K pdf)
Llanos, B. (2011).
Unseeing eyes: media coverage and gender in Latin American elections. New York: UN Women. (541K pdf)
Miller, V., et al. (2006).
Making change happen: Power: concepts for revisioning power for justice, equality and peace. Published by Just Associates.
Pettit, J. (2013).
Power analysis: A practical guide. Stockholm: Sida. (2.64 Mb pdf)
World Bank. (2011).
World development report 2012: Gender equality and development. Washington, DC: World Bank.
Empowerment of Women
Batliwala, S. & Rao, A. (1999).
Conversations with women on leadership and social transformation. Published by Gender at Work. (286K pdf)
Carli, L. & Eagly, A. (2001).
Gender, hierarchy, and leadership: An introduction. Journal of Social Issues, 57(4), 629-636. (STFX access only).
Dias, S. M. & Ogando, A. C. (2016).
From theory to action: Gender and waste recycling: a toolkit for teachers, researchers and practitioners. Published by Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO).
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). (1999).
DAC guidelines for gender equality and women's empowerment in development co-operation. (5.0 Mb pdf)
Pathways of Women's Empowerment, a collection of publications concerning empowerment, equality and justice, sexuality, work, and communications.
Progress of the world's women, 2015-2016. New York, NY: UN Women. (8.73 Mb pdf)
UN Women, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
Women Watch, UN information and resources on gender equality and empowerment of women.
Women's Empowerment resources from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Feminization of Poverty
Men's Involvement in Gender
Religion, Culture and Gender
Statistical and Comparative Data
Cutting Edge Packs, BRIDGE: Development and Gender.
Landuyt, K. (1998).
Gender mainstreaming: A how-to manual.
Gender manuals and resources, from Network Learning.
Tielemans, S., et al. (2015).
Gender & conflict analysis toolkit. (1 st ed.). London: Conciliation Resources. (1.61 Mb pdf))
Gender Mainstreaming Learning Manual & Information Pack.
Learning and information pack: Process & advocacy skills for gender mainstreaming. UNDP Gender in Development Programme. (373K pdf)
United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-HABITAT). (2008).
Gender in local government: A sourcebook for trainers.
Vainio-Mattila, A. (2001).
Navigating gender: A framework and a tool for participatory development. Finnida.
Transforming health systems: Gender and rights in reproductive health.
Williams, S., Seed, J. & Mwau, J. (1994).
Oxfam gender training manual. Oxford: Oxfam.
General information about gender issues
Other sites of interest
Barry, J. & Dordevic, J. (2007).
What's the point of revolution if we can't dance?. Published by Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights. (7.34 Mb pdf)
Bryan, E. & Varat, J. (Eds.). (2008).
Strategies for promoting gender equity in developing countries: Lessons, challenges, and opportunities. Published by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. (702K pdf)
Compendium of Gender Scales, identification of gender-related measures that promote health by addressing the gender norms that function as barriers to health.
Food security and gender, an Eldis resource guide.
Gender and Sustainable Rural Development: a resource directory, edited by C. Irving.
Hayes, C. (2008).
Speaking out: Promoting women as decision-makers worldwide. Published by Womankind Worldwide. (604K pdf)
Huairou Commission supports grassroots women's local development knowledge.
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Wake Up Call - send a 'wake up call' and share support for the fight against violence against women and children.
Kapur, A. & Duvvury, N. (2006).
A rights-based approach to realizing the economic and social rights of poor and marginalized women: A synthesis of lessons learned. Washington, DC: ICRW.
Luttrell, C., Quiroz, S., Scrutton, C. & Bird, K. (2009).
Understanding and operationalising empowerment. (ODI Working Paper 308). (325K pdf)
Mannix, K. (1999).
The busy women's guide to the internet: Activism and research on-line, information and links to women's human rights as well as tools to assist with the Internet. (211K pdf)
Moser, C. (2005).
An introduction to gender audit methodology: Its design and implementation in DFID Malawi. London: Overseas Development Institute. (193K pdf)
Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme (SEAGA)
Social Watch 2012 Gender Equity Index (GEI)
Sweetman, C. (2001).
Men's involvement in gender and development policy and practice: Beyond rhetoric. Oxford: Oxfam GB.