Gender mainstreaming series

This series on gender mainstreaming in multi-sectoral development issues has been developed from the Commonwealth Gender Management System, a holistic system-wide approach to bringing a gender perspective to all government policies, plans and programmes. They are accessible reference manuals written to help policy-makers and practitioners set up a gender management system and manage problems in advancing the goal of gender equality and equity. 

Contributor: Naila Kabeer
Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2008
Format: Paperback

Explores the gendered dimensions of risk, vulnerability and insecurity and hence the need for a gender perspective in the design of social protection measures. This book provides an understanding of the constraints and barriers that confine women to more poorly remunerated, more casual and more insecure forms of waged and self-employment.

Contributor: Ramya Subrahmanian
Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 December 2007
Format: Paperback

Offers information about the notion of gender mainstreaming, a strategy for ensuring women's rights be addressed through policy, planning and implementation. This book focuses on the issues arising from a lack of clarity about the meaning of gender equality in education.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2005
Format: Paperback

Issues of socio-economic development, democracy and peace are linked to gender equality. This book argues that gender equality needs to be placed on the policy and programme agenda of the entire spectrum of peace and conflict-related initiatives and activities to achieve conflict transformation.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 October 2004
Format: Paperback

Liberally scattered with practical examples, this book provides a convincing case for an increased emphasis on informal employment and gender in poverty reduction strategies. It sets out a strategic framework that presents important guidelines for policy-makers seeking to follow this approach.

Contributor: Naila Kabeer
Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

This book explores the issue of gender inequality through the lens of the Millennium Development Goals, and highlights women's critical role in both economic growth and human development.

Contributor: Mariama Williams
Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

The social dimension of trade policy and trade liberalisation is now a common topic in many official trade fora. However, this discussion is proceeding with little or no attention to the different needs, constraints and interests of women.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2003
Format: Paperback

This guide provides practitioners, politicians and policy communities with the basic information needed to understand gender-responsive budgets and to start initiatives based on their own local situations.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

Gender Mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: Taking a Multisectoral Approach is the first in a new series of manuals from the Commonwealth Secretariat on gender mainstreaming in critical development issues. It is being co-published with the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre).

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

This is the consensus built up in a series of workshops in different regions of the Commonwealth on what is the most effective way of applying Gender Management System principles and methodology to the health sector. This manual should assist other countries in adapting mainstreaming.