Gender

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.

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.

Publication date: 1 August 2002
Format: Paperback

This book builds on a previous publication, Gender Budgets Make Cents, which was designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of GRB initiatives. It described the conceptual framework, evolution of the work and lessons learned, and provided brief summaries of country initiatives.

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

This practical manual addresses the problems inherent in current strategies, especially lack of collaboration between different agencies and individuals working in the area of gender-based violence. The book encourages development and implementation of policies, programmes and plans.

Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

This report examines issues from a gender perspective relating to the Sierra Leone National Consultation on Women and Men in Partnership for Post-Conflict Reconstruction.

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.

Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

Providing an understanding of gender responsive budgets, this text is part of the inter-agency programme of the Commonwealth Secretariat, IDRC and UNIFEM. It covers the theoretical framework, the evolution of work in this area, the role of different stakeholders and the lessons learned to date.

Publication date: 1 January 2000
Format: Paperback

This volume fills the gap in existing literature on the promotion of the human rights of women through the judiciary. It presents useful actual experiences of judges and experts, and highlights case laws which demonstrate successful applications of international standards to advance women's interests in national courts.

Publication date: 1 January 1999
Format: Paperback

This document draws data from countries which already have gender-sensitive budgets in place, or those which are initiating them.

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