Gender Justice, Citizenship & Community Development resources
Batliwala, S. (2012).
Changing their world: Concepts and practices of women's movements. (2 nd ed.). Toronto: AWID. (1.15 Mb pdf)
Cassisi, R., et al. (2012).
A roundtable discussion on decentralization, local development and women's empowerment. Universitas Forum, 3(1).
Chant, S. (2017).
Addressing world poverty through women and girls: A feminised solution. Sight and Life Magazine, 30(2), 58-62.
Cornwall, A. (2000).
Missing men? Reflections on men, masculinities and gender in GAD. IDS Bulletin, 31(2), 18-27.
Davies-van Es, A., et al. (2015).
ICTs for feminist movement building: Activist toolkit. S. Heese & K. Higges, eds. [n.l.]: Just Associates.
Global Goals for Sustainable Development. (2017).
Gender equality. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
The Guardian. (2014).
Women's rights country by country - interactive.
Decentralization, local power and women's rights: Global trends in participation, representation and access to public services. Ottawa, ON: IDRC. (605K pdf)
Pathways of women's empowerment: Stories of influence. (1.0 Mb pdf)
iKNOW Politics. (2017).
iKNOW Politics interview with Dr. Khalid Koser. [Video file] (3:54 min.)
Inter-Parliamentary Union. (2017).
Women in parliament in 2016: The year in review. Geneva: IPU. (1.46 Mb pdf)
Irving, C. J. & English, L. M. (2011).
Community in cyberspace: Gender, social movement learning, and the internet. Adult Education Quarterly, 61(3), 262-278. (StFX only)
Longwe, S. H. (2002).
Addressing rural gender issues: A framework for leadership and mobilisation. Paper presented at the III World Congress for Rural Women, Madrid. (41K pdf)
MacLean, M. (2010).
Women gaining voice: Political representation and participation in decentralized systems. Ottawa, ON: IDRC.
MacLean, M. (2011).
Realizing their needs: Women's access to public services in sector decentralization. Ottawa, ON: IDRC.
Mukhopadhyay, M. & Singh, N. (Eds). (2007).
Gender justice, citizenship and development. Ottawa, ON: IDRC.
Mapping gender-based political harassment: Parliamentarians speak out.
Public Health Foundation of India. (2014).
Evidence-based strategies to engage men and boys in gender-integrated health interventions. Washington, DC: Health Policy Project. (1.06 Mb pdf)
Ricardo, C., et al. (2014).
Men, masculinities, and changing power: A discussion paper on engaging men in gender equality from Beijing 1995 to 2015. [n.l.]: MenEngage Alliance. (6.21 Mb pdf)
Strickland, R. & Duvvury, N. (2003).
Gender equity and peacebuilding: From rhetoric to reality: finding the way. Washington, DC: ICRW.
Stromquist, N. P. (2013).
Adult education of women for social transformation: Reviving the promise, continuing the struggle. New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education, no. 138, 29-38. (StFX only)
Women's empowerment principles: Equality means business (Full version). [Video file] (5:45 min.)
United Nations Centre for Human Settlements. (2001).
Tools to support participatory urban decision making. (Urban governance toolkit series). Nairobi: UNCHS.
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The convention was adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly and is described as an international bill of rights for women.
Workplace Gender Equality Agency. (n.d.).
Gender strategy toolkit: A direction for achieving gender equality in your organisation. Sydney, Australia: WGEA. (582K pdf)
World Bank. (2016).
Tool name: Harvard analytical framework.
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.
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.
Budlender, D., Elson, D., Hewitt, G., & Mukhopadhyay, T. (2002).
Gender budgets make cents: Understanding gender responsive budgets. London: Commonwealth Secretariat.
Quinn, S. (2009).
Gender budgeting: Practical implementation handbook. Strasbourg, France: Council of Europe.
Sharp, R. & Elson, D. (2007).
Improving budgets: A framework for assessing gender responsive budget initiatives. (91K pdf)
Empowerment of Women
Carli, L. & Eagly, A. (2001).
Gender, hierarchy, and leadership: An introduction. Journal of Social Issues, 57(4), 629-636. (STFX 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).
Gender Action: Women Taking Their Rightful Place in the World Economy promotes gender equality and women's rights in all International Financial Institution (IFI) investments.
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)
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), video and audio resources.
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).
Engaging Men in Gender Equality
Feminization of Poverty
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 Gender Equity Index (GEI)