Our books on gender promote gender equality as a human right and fundamental principle of the Commonwealth. Areas of research include gender-responsive budgeting, women’s political participation and gender mainstreaming in education, business and society.
The Gender-Responsive School: An Action Guide
Shows teachers, headteachers and school administrators how to spot the key spaces in school life where gender is important. This title gives them tools to address gender biases by changing attitudes and ideas among staff and students. It is full of activities that can be undertaken at either individual or group level.
Exploring the Bias: Gender and Stereotyping in Secondary Schools
Focusing on seven case studies of secondary schools in India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Samoa, Seychelles, and Trinidad & Tobago, this book analyses whether schools perpetuate gender stereotypes and investigates how this can be prevented. It provides insights and recommendations useful for policy-makers and educators worldwide.
Where are the Gaps?: HIV and Gender Pre-service Teacher Training Curriculum and Practices in East Africa
Examines how the curriculum and practices in teacher training programs address issues of HIV and gender equality in three East African countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
Small Change or Real Change?: Commonwealth Perspectives on Financing Gender Equality
Gender equality is essential for sustained economic growth and for democracy, peace and security. This book presents key thinking on a topic that is of international concern: how to ensure that sufficient financial resources are available through aid modalities and from domestic sources to effect the changes to make gender equality a reality.
Gender Impacts of Revenue Collection in India
By highlighting the relative effects of changes in taxation policy on men and on women through a case study from India, this title helps to raise awareness of gender among those responsible for planning the tax system, in India and elsewhere.
Gender Impacts of Revenue Collection in Uganda
Presents revenue and tax system in Uganda, a country that has moved from analysis to action in gender responsive budgeting. This book shows policy-makers in ministries of finance worldwide how government revenue collection practices affect men and women differently, and how to build an awareness of gender into financial policy.
Gender, HIV/AIDS and the Status of Teachers: Report of the Third Commonwealth Teachers' Research Symposium
Researchers from Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, the United Kingdom and Zambia met in Maputo to address the most critical human resource for the achievement of education goals - the teacher. This book reports the fruits of their discussions.
Mainstreaming Gender in Social Protection for the Informal Economy
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.
Gender in Primary and Secondary Education: A handbook for policy-makers and other stakeholders
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.
Gender and Trade Action Guide: A Training Resource
The Action Guide is flexible and can be used by trainers or for self-study. It includes case studies, activities, training suggestions and recommended readings provided on CD-ROM and can be used as a basic introduction or as a resource to develop capacity building for others.
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