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.

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.

Publication date: 1 October 2004
Format: Paperback

The purpose of this book is to contribute to current policy-making, programme planning and implementation on gender and human rights. It is intended for a wide audience of policy-makers, magistrates, judges and lawyers, academics and civil society organisations grappling with these issues.

Contributor: Marilyn Carr
Publication date: 1 October 2004
Format: Paperback

Much has been written about the negative impact of globalisation also opens up new economic opportunities if poor women producers and workers are enabled to take advantage of them. The need for assistance differs between independent producers on the one hand and wage workers in export industries on the other.

Series title: Commonwealth Youth Programme
Publication date: 1 January 2004
Format: Paperback

HIV/AIDS is a development issue - affecting all sectors of society - economic and social development, education, public services, food security, to name a few. At the heart of this pandemic lies inequality between men and 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.

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.

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.

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.

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